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Fasting For Families And Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:42pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Immigration Reform News 2013: Momentum Grows As Immigration Reform Fasts Expand
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:38pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Crossmap ...

Supporting A Fast For Families
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:32pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Brune ...

Medina, Other Immigration Reform Fasters, Step Aside For Reinforcements
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:44pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Mark Gruenberg ...

Jim Wallis, Joe Kennedy Begin Fast For Immigration Reform Legislation
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Press

December 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Jessica Martinez ...

Activists End Immigration Fast As Thousands Of Others Take Up The Cause
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:03pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Lauren Markoe ...

Activists End Fast Without An Immigration Vote; New Fasters Take Over
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:52pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Suzanne Gamboa ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy Joins Immigration Fast
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy III Joins Immigration Fast
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:39pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Ed O'Keefe ...

'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ...

'Fast 4 Families' Moves To Next Phase As New Fasters Take The Mantle
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:25pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Wendy Feliz ...

Fasters For Immigration Reform Pass Torch To New Group
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 3:11pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News ABC News Radio ...

New Activists Continue Fast For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Erin Kelly ...

AAPI Activists Fast For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Nadia Hussain ...

New Hope For Migrant Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 1:56pm | Type: Press

December 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Nowicki ...

Fast for Families: Reflections from Jim Wallis
Originally Posted: 12/10/2013 - 6:27pm | Type: Blog

This post contains updates from Jim Wallis as he experiences the "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship," taking place on the National Mall. ...

Fast for Families: Joining the Spiritual Battle for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 12:28pm | Type: Blog

#FastforFamilies is a an opportunity to pray and fast against violence and fear and for wisdom and discernment in our politicians especially as we are so close to bringing a vote for immigration reform to the ...

It's Been a Whirlwind of World-Changing Work
Originally Posted: 12/09/2013 - 2:32pm | Type: Blog

In these three months, I have witnessed activism for immigration reform, a vigil for those most affected by congressional dysfunction, organizing for climate change, a prophetic stand for racial justice, the l ...

Fasting For Biblical Justice
Originally Posted: 12/06/2013 - 12:20pm | Type: Blog

I entered a sun-up to sundown water-only fast as part of the National Call to #Fast4Families on Dec. 3. I fasted because of a strong conviction concerning the broken and unjust realities of the American immigr ...

Fast for Families: Voters in Steve King’s District Thank Immigration Fasters
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

As the least productive Congress in history begins to wind down its first legislative session, immigration reform is coming to a boil, and Steve King’s own constituents overwhelmingly support immigration refor ...

Activists End Immigration fast as Thousands of Others Take up the Cause
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 4:19pm | Type: Blog

Sapped by three weeks of a water-only diet, three activists for immigration reform ended their fasts Tuesday with a morsel of bread blessed by a priest and “passed the fast on” to others who hope to keep atten ...

I Am the Immigrant
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Blog

After nearly 10 years in the U.S., my husband and I have spent hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars on paperwork and travel to keep our visas current. We have been retina scanned and fingerprinted; we ha ...

Fast for Families: Fasting and Waiting for Immigration Reform in Advent
Originally Posted: 12/03/2013 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

On the first day of Advent, author begins a fast for immigration reform. On the first day of Advent, I began to fast for immigration reform. I’m not a recent immigrant or a pol ...

Fast for Families -- Remembering Our Bodies, the Land, and Community
Originally Posted: 12/03/2013 - 3:02pm | Type: Blog

My hesitancy to join the #Fast4families movement pointed to the ugliness of my own privilege and participation in racism, for if we do not actively challenge racism, we affirm it, and also reflected Western sp ...

Advent A Time To Hope--And Fast--For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 2:52pm | Type: Press

November 29, 2013 Sojo in the News Gabriel Salguero ...

Pastor Mike Goes To Washington
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 12:48pm | Type: Press

November 29, 2013 Sojo in the News Diane Bell ...

'The Grandmother Locked In The Bedroom:' A Native American Perspective On History, Immigration, And Thanksgiving
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 11:56am | Type: Press

November 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

Feast With Your Family This Thanksgiving; Then Fast With Us Next Week -- For Families In Great Distress
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 11:41am | Type: Press

November 29, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Fast for Families: Day 18 — Fasting While Others Feast
Originally Posted: 12/04/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

I moved into the fasting tent Wednesday morning, Day 16 of my Thanksgiving Fast4Families, where the best part has been the fellowship and the discipline of silence. ( Editors N ...

Feast with Your Family this Thanksgiving; Then Fast with Us Next Week -- for Families in Great Distress
Originally Posted: 12/02/2013 - 12:43pm | Type: Blog

The debate about immigration reform has been very productive in America over these past several years. And that debate has been won — by those who favor a common sense agenda for reform. ...

Heartbreak and Hope in Miami
Originally Posted: 11/26/2013 - 10:18am | Type: Blog

The film "Documented" never flinches from the raw story of Jose Antonio Vargas' coming out as an undocumented immigrant after winning the Pulitzer Prize. Last week ...

'We Are Going To Win' Says Vice President Biden To Group Fasting For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Press

November 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Sandra Lilley ...

Biden Visit To Fast For Immigration Activists
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 2:37pm | Type: Press

November 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Luis Alonso Lugo ...

Day 13 and 14: Fasting Is Our Cross
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 3:27pm | Type: Blog

Day 12 was holy ground for me — a crossroads. I woke up that morning sensing God's call to move back into the tent during Thanksgiving week and through Thanksgiving weekend. ...

Christians Fast For US Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 12:55pm | Type: Press

November 24, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Trimmer ...

Visiting The Fast For Families In Support Of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 12:31pm | Type: Press

November 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Cecilia Munoz ...

The Immigrants And Their Allies Continue Expanding The Pressure Until You Achieve The Reform Immigration
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 12:17pm | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News El Lider USA ...

My Unexpected Meeting with the President of the United States
Originally Posted: 12/11/2013 - 12:32pm | Type: Blog

Pastor gets a surprise White House invitation to discuss immigration with the president. It was past 10 on a Sunday night in Spokane. The wedding was over and I was sitting in the ...

Congress, Please.
Originally Posted: 11/22/2013 - 5:41pm | Type: Blog

I live in community. What constitutes living in community means different things depending on whom you're talking to. I live in community. What constitutes living in communit ...

Immigration Advocates Go Without Food, Plea For House To 'Do Its Job'
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 11:22am | Type: Press

November 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Elise Foley ...

House Democrats To Join Immigration Fast
Originally Posted: 11/20/2013 - 10:49am | Type: Press

November 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Student Group to Host 'Catch an Illegal Immigrant Game' on Texas Campus
Originally Posted: 11/19/2013 - 12:05pm | Type: Blog

The Young Conservatives of Texas is staging a mock immigration sting Wednesday on the University of Texas at Austin’s campus. Editor's Note:  Thanks to pushback from st ...

Obama Promises To Push For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 5:18pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News El Manana ...

Boehner Insists "No" And Obama's "Yes" On Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 5:14pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Maria Pena ...

Obama And Biden Will Promote Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 5:08pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Voice of America ...

Obama Will Meet With Religious Leaders To Discuss Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 5:05pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Jorge Cancinco ...

Activists Fast For US Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 4:56pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Luis Alonso Lugo ...

Fast Against Congress For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Maria Pena ...

Baptist Briefs: Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:33pm | Type: Press

November 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Baptist Standard ...

Why Faith Groups Are Rallying Behind Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Jack Jenkins ...