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#Fast4Families Bus Presses on in Week 4 of Tour
Originally Posted: 03/21/2014 - 10:54am | Type: Blog

Entering its fourth week on the road, the Fast for Families bus continues its journey across the country getting closer to its final destination: Washington, D.C. on April 9. Ente ...

For One Great Prayer
Originally Posted: 03/18/2014 - 2:15pm | Type: Blog

I have tried to provide a clergy presence whenever I can to show that ending the suffering of immigrant families, including that of the 1 out of 7 undocumented Korean Americans, is also a concern of persons of ...

Our Fast On Behalf Of Immigrant Families Across The Nation
Originally Posted: 03/18/2014 - 11:30am | Type: Press

March 15, 2014 Sojo in the News Stan Bain ...

Obama Requests Review of Deportation Enforcement Policies
Originally Posted: 03/14/2014 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Feeling the pressure from some immigrants’ rights groups on the record-breaking number of deportations under his administration (2 million by early April), President Barack Obama recently requested a review on ...

#Fast4Families Embarks on National Bus Tour for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/14/2014 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

Building on the momentum from last year’s fast on the National Mall, the #Fast4Families campaign has entered into its next phase: a cross-country bus tour. Building on the momentu ...

Catholics, Evangelicals Press GOP On Immigration
Originally Posted: 03/13/2014 - 2:23pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2014 Sojo in the News Donna Cassata ...

14 Faith Leaders To Watch In 2014
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 11:35am | Type: Press

March 12, 2014 Sojo in the News Center for American Progress ...

Walls That Divide
Originally Posted: 03/11/2014 - 5:08pm | Type: Blog

As we ponder walls and the devastation caused by building them, many people in the United States have begun to recognize that we cannot continue building walls to separate us from others. We need to break them ...

MAP: Detention Facilities in the U.S.
Originally Posted: 03/18/2014 - 11:42am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors The United States maintains 33,400 beds and spends nearly $2 billion a year on the detention of immigrants under the dubious ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Just Jesus by Walter Wink with Steven Berry / On "Strangers No Longer" by Paulist Press / Eve by Angélique Kidjo / ...

Waiting for a Miracle
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Patty Kupfer While the battle for immigration reform continues, more than 1,000 people are deported every day. ...

NY's Human Stake: Immigration Reform & State Of The Union
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 5:17pm | Type: Press

January 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Mike Clifford ...

Immigrant Fasters Take Reform Campaign Nationwide
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 5:13pm | Type: Press

January 27, 2014 Sojo in the News The Associated Press ...

Immigrant Fasters Take Reform Campaign Nationwide
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 5:13pm | Type: Press

January 27, 2014 Sojo in the News The Associated Press ...

Fast For Families Tour Of US Promotes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 3:22pm | Type: Press

January 30, 2014 Sojo in the News Alejandro Alba ...

Evangelical Leaders Praise House Republican Support For Path To Legal Status For Unauthorized Immigrants
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 3:19pm | Type: Press

January 31, 2014 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelical Leaders Praise House Republican Support For Path To Legal Status For Unauthorized Immigrants
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 3:19pm | Type: Press

January 31, 2014 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Catholic, Evangelical Leaders Release Letter To Congress On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 2:56pm | Type: Press

March 5, 2014 Sojo in the News Francesca Norsen Tate ...

Ash Wednesday: How Fasting and Prayer Could Change Us — and Our Country
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 1:26pm | Type: Blog

Ash Wednesday doesn’t begin a hunger strike, but rather a season of self-examination, spiritual reflection, repentance, sacrifice, and focused prayer. Lent is a time to examine our hearts and lives, to acknowl ...

Supreme Court Rejects Asylum Bid for German Home-schooling Family
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 12:54pm | Type: Blog

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a family seeking asylum in the United States because home schooling is not allowed in their native Germany. The Supreme ...

The Man Who Kept Immigration Reform Alive
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 3:36pm | Type: Press

February 3, 2014 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ...

Long Elusive Immigration Reform Faces Narrow Path Forward In Congress
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 3:32pm | Type: Press

February 3, 2014 Sojo in the News Naureen Khan ...

Boehner 'Taps Brakes' On Immigration Reform Due To Obama Distrust; Evangelicals Decry Inaction
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 3:23pm | Type: Press

February 7, 2014 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

Immigration Activists To Hold Lenten Fasts
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 2:27pm | Type: Press

February 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Suzanne Gamboa ...

Immigration Reform News 2014: Religious Leaders Join Together To Pressure Republicans To Pass Reform Bill
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 4:01pm | Type: Press

February 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Selena Hill ...

An Evangelical Writer Makes A Moral Case For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 1:24pm | Type: Press

February 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Pat Cunningham ...

'Fast For Families Across America' Kicks Off Nationwide Tour For Immigration Reform, Will Visit 75+ Congressional Districts On 14k Mile Tour
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 12:39pm | Type: Press

February 24, 2014 Sojo in the News ENews Park Forest ...

Cross-country Trek Embarks For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 12:34pm | Type: Press

February 24, 2014 Sojo in the News Christina Villacorte ...

Utah's Bishop Wester Joins Other Catholics, Evangelicals In Immigration Push
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 12:29pm | Type: Press

February 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Peggy Flatcher Stack ...

Catholic, Evangelicals Team Up Against House GOP On Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 12:22pm | Type: Press

February 26, 2014 Sojo in the News Suzanne Gamboa ...

Bishop Carcano And Cal-Pac Clergy At Fast For Families Bus Tour Launch
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 11:47am | Type: Press

February 26, 2014 Sojo in the News California-Pacific United Method ...

Bishop Carcano And Cal-Pac Clergy At Fast For Families Bus Tour Launch
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 11:47am | Type: Press

February 26, 2014 Sojo in the News California-Pacific United Method ...

Christian Tag Team Pushes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/27/2014 - 5:41pm | Type: Press

February 27, 2014 Sojo in the News Catholic News Service ...

Pass Immigration Reform This Year, Catholic And Evangelical Leaders Ask Congress
Originally Posted: 02/27/2014 - 5:37pm | Type: Press

February 27, 2014 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

#Fast4Families Night of Prayer and Action -- Immigration Reform Now!
Originally Posted: 02/21/2014 - 4:46pm | Type: Blog

The willingness to reach out, pray, listen to the stories of the powerless, and join efforts to demand immigration reform now is what we need to move the mountains — and borders — if we only have faith like mu ...

An Evangelical's Plea With the GOP on Immigration Reform: Put People Before Politics
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 5:30pm | Type: Press

February 19, 2014 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

The Moral Case For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 5:20pm | Type: Press

February 19, 2014 Sojo in the News Greg Sargent ...

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Minimum Wage, Maximum Controversy
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 5:06pm | Type: Press

February 20, 2014 Sojo in the News Greg Dworkin ...

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Minimum Wage, Maximum Controversy
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 5:06pm | Type: Press

February 20, 2014 Sojo in the News Greg Dworkin ...

White House Tries A Kinder, Gentler Approach To Achieving Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/19/2014 - 5:30pm | Type: Press

January 22, 2014 Sojo in the News Fox News Latino ...

White House Dials It Down On Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 1:10pm | Type: Press

January 21, 2014 Sojo in the News Reid Epstein ...

Immigration Activists Arrested in Civil Disobedience Outside White House
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

This President’s Day, about 20 church leaders, sympathizers, and undocumented immigrants were arrested in front of the White House as part of an act of civil disobedience to protest the nearly 2 million people ...

Why I Care About Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/12/2014 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

I don’t want you to continue to view immigration as a political debate. It is an issue that affects the lives of real people. I am a child who is the product of a family torn apart by immigration. ...

Inside The House GOP's Immigration Push
Originally Posted: 02/07/2014 - 5:34pm | Type: Press

January 15, 2014 Sojo in the News Jake Sherman ...

For God, Country, and Coca-Cola
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 11:28am | Type: Blog

I love my country because it is a nation that welcomes the “Other.” Indeed, we haven’t always been good at this, and we still struggle with it, but the United States is a nation of immigrants. ...

Four Things I Learned From Fasting
Originally Posted: 01/30/2014 - 10:59am | Type: Blog

I was quite certain that some within my community of influence would disagree with me on this particular spiritual practice, whether theologically, politically, or socially. The pushback I did receive turned o ...

Walk a Mile in My Shoes
Originally Posted: 01/28/2014 - 10:56am | Type: Blog

It troubles me that many Christians easily absorb popular sentiments against undocumented immigrants. Many Christians seem oblivious to the horrible conditions in which people are living, conditions that cause ...

Religious Leaders' Near-Unanimous Support for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 01/22/2014 - 10:05am | Type: Blog

I do have a layman's interest in the theological justifications being offered in support of (and, perhaps surprisingly, against) comprehensive immigration reform. But for now, I will focus mostly on the p ...

For Love and Family
Originally Posted: 01/16/2014 - 12:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey People go to great lengths for those they love, especially when it comes to immigration reform. ...

Congress Needs to Show Moral Leadership in Unemployment Insurance Solution
Originally Posted: 01/15/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Blog

In only its second week in session, Congress is already confronted with difficult decisions that impact the lives of millions of people — some of whom are the most vulnerable in our society. ...