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Ash Wednesday: How Fasting and Prayer Could Change Us — and Our Country
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 12:26pm | 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 - 11:54am | 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 - 2:36pm | 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 - 2:32pm | 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 - 2:23pm | Type: Press

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

Immigration Activists To Hold Lenten Fasts
Originally Posted: 03/03/2014 - 1:27pm | 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 - 3:01pm | 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 - 12:24pm | 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 - 11:39am | Type: Press

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

Cross-country Trek Embarks For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 11:34am | 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 - 11:29am | 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 - 11:22am | 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 - 10:47am | 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 - 10:47am | Type: Press

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

Christian Tag Team Pushes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/27/2014 - 4:41pm | 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 - 4:37pm | 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 - 3:46pm | 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 - 4:30pm | Type: Press

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

The Moral Case For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 4:20pm | Type: Press

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

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Minimum Wage, Maximum Controversy
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 4:06pm | Type: Press

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

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Minimum Wage, Maximum Controversy
Originally Posted: 02/20/2014 - 4:06pm | 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 - 4:30pm | Type: Press

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

White House Dials It Down On Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 12:10pm | 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 - 3:32pm | 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 - 10:29am | 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 - 4:34pm | Type: Press

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

For God, Country, and Coca-Cola
Originally Posted: 02/06/2014 - 10:28am | 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 - 9:59am | 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 - 9:56am | 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 - 9:05am | 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 - 11:46am | 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 - 9:00am | 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. ...

A Fast for Families
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 9:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Lisa Sharon Harper We didn't eat for 22 days, but we did feast. IT WAS LIKE the end of the movie Linco ...

Five Things That Will Shock Our Grandkids About Us
Originally Posted: 01/02/2014 - 9:57am | Type: Blog

In decades to come, we’ll look back at some norms of today and wonder how we tolerated them. I’m a big fan of the TV show Mad Men, which takes place in the midst of the Madis ...

Boehner Is Said To Back Change On Immigration
Originally Posted: 01/02/2014 - 9:51am | Type: Press

January 1, 2014 Sojo in the News Michael Shear ...

The Most Memorable Immigration Moments Of 2013
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 11:36am | Type: Press

December 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

Immigration Reform Supporters: "Positive Signs" Headed Into 2014
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 10:25am | Type: Press

December 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Public News Service ...

LISTEN: Jim Wallis and Sojourners CEO Rob Wilson-Black Talk Fasting
Originally Posted: 07/07/2014 - 9:25am | Type: Blog

Listen as Sojourners CEO Rob Wilson-Black asks Jim Wallis about his recent fast for immigration reform. Listen as Sojourners CEO Rob Wilson-Black asks Jim Wallis about his recent ...

The Power Of Fasting
Originally Posted: 12/20/2013 - 2:49pm | Type: Press

December 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Lisa Sharon Harper ...

PHOTO: The 60 Best Immigration Reform Pictures Of The Year
Originally Posted: 12/19/2013 - 12:54pm | Type: Press

December 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Buzzfeed ...

7 Faith Stories That Shaped 2013
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 3:22pm | Type: Press

December 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Jesse Carey ...

President Obama Visits Reform Activists In Fasting
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 3:02pm | Type: Press

December 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Hola Arkansas ...

Fast For Families And Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Press

December 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Ronald Shapiro ...

Notes From The Fast For Families Tent
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Angela Maria Kelley ...

Demanding More From The Deportation President
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:32am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Doorae Shin ...

31 Days Of Fasting Ends With Bread And A Promise To Come Back Next Year
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:26am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Esther Yu-Hsi Lee ...

Pelosi, House Democrats Call On House GOP To Take Action On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:20am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Win McNamee ...

Immigration Reform: It Ain't Over Until God Says It's Done
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Advent-Season Fasting By Supporters Of New US Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 11:07am | Type: Press

December 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Collier ...

Sierra Clubbers Help Culminate Fast For Families, Join Call For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:57am | Type: Press

December 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Heather Moyer ...