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Obama To Meet With Religious Leaders On Immigration
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:14pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Laura Meckler ...

Biden To Push Immigration At Naturalization Event
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Josh Lederman ...

Activists To Fast On Capitol Hill Until Congress Passes Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:06pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Katherine Burgess ...

National "Fast For Families" Campaign Launches At Capitol's Doorstep
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Thomas ...

Group Fasts Near Capitol For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 1:45pm | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Andrew Mollenbeck ...

Immigration Reform Supporters Kick Off Hunger Strike
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 1:40pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

Immigration Activists Fast For Reform On National Mall
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 1:36pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Armando Trull ...

Faith Leaders And Activists Fast To Protest Inaction On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:28am | Type: Press

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

Obama: Don't Let ACA Problems Stop Immigration
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:24am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Reid Epstein ...

Obama Pushing Immigration As New Doubts Emerge In House
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:20am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Laura Meckler ...

Immigration Reform 2013: Evangelical Leaders Urge To Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:12am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Michelle McErlain ...

What You're Not Allowed To Talk About In Washington
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:05am | Type: Press

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

SBC leader, other clergy, meet with Obama
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:01am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Bob Allen ...

Carney Claims Obama Is Willing To 'Assist' The Republican Party Politically With Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:45am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Fred Lucas ...

Hunger Fast Aimed At Pushing Congress To Pass Immigration Reform Bill
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Pria Narapareddy ...

Willow Creek hosts Pray 4 Reform gathering
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:25am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Jasmine Young ...

Russell Moore, Jim Wallis and Other Christian Leaders Discuss Immigration Reform With President Obama
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 10:15am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Morgan Lee ...

He Will Change Everything You Know About Undocumented Immigrants
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Press

November 15, 2013 Sojo in the News The Christian Post ...

Protestant Pastors Support Immigration Reform, According to Survey
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:14pm | Type: Blog

A new poll from Nashville-based LifeWay Research finds nearly six in 10 senior pastors of Protestant churches support immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. The n ...

Hispanic's Arrest Reignites Debate Over Arizona Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Press

November 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Stephen Dinan ...

PHOTO: Obama, Biden holding hands during Russell Moore prayer on immigration
Originally Posted: 11/15/2013 - 4:40pm | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Sarah Pulliam Bailey ...

Moore Prays For Obama, Urges Immigration Steps During White House Session
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 10:01am | Type: Press

November 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Tom Strode ...

In Oval Office, Evangelicals Press for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 12:13pm | Type: Blog

Speaker of the House John Boehner signaled Wednesday that there would be no immigration reform this year, an announcement made the same day that some of the nation’s most prominent evangelical pastors met with ...

In Oval Office, Evangelicals Press For Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 11/14/2013 - 11:54am | Type: Press

November 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Lauren Markoe ...

What Immigration Reform Looks Like
Originally Posted: 11/13/2013 - 12:07pm | Type: Blog

Sojourners has released a powerful video telling the story an undocumented minister following God’s call and faithfully serving a congregation. In the contentious debate on immig ...

It's Time to Fast and Pray
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 5:43pm | Type: Blog

It is time to pray and fast for a change that now feels like a "miracle" in regard to immigration reform. ( Editors Note:  On Nov. 12, faith, immigrant rights, and l ...

Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

Faith, immigrant rights, and labor leaders launched the "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship," Nov. 12, taking place on the National Mall. This post is composed of update ...

National Conservative Leader’s Hunger Strike For Immigration Reform Spawns Similar Efforts
Originally Posted: 11/11/2013 - 1:34pm | Type: Press

November 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Llorente ...

Come Together On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 8:53am | Type: Press

October 28, 2013 Sojo in the News Lee K. Nanfelt ...

More Than 600 National Leaders To Converge On Washington To Urge Congress To Act On Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 10:59am | Type: Press

October 28, 2013 Sojo in the News PR Web ...

Immigration Reform 2013: Undocumented Immigrants Should Be Allowed To Work And Bear Their Responsibility At Balance
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Press

October 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Michelle McErlain ...

Evangelicals Battle Over ‘Biblical’ Immigration
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 3:34pm | Type: Press

October 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Maya Rhodan ...

Immigration Up Next For Obama, Baptists
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Press

October 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Brumley ...

Immigration Reform Groups Resume Fight
Originally Posted: 10/22/2013 - 10:28am | Type: Press

October 21, 2013 Sojo in the News Seung Min Kim ...

Why I Chained Myself to a Deportation Bus
Originally Posted: 10/21/2013 - 12:39pm | Type: Blog

On Oct. 11, I spent the morning under the front wheel of a bus filled with shackled immigrants. I joined this action with other community members to stop the two Homeland Security buses (operated by private co ...

Obama, Evangelicals To Make Immigration Top National Priority Following Fiscal Crisis Resolution
Originally Posted: 10/28/2013 - 1:09pm | Type: Press

October 17, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

A Call to Reclaim Our Immigrant Roots
Originally Posted: 10/16/2013 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

The “hospitality” we are called to is one of seeing someone whom we may identify as “other” and loving them. “I didn't come here because I wanted a job ... I came here becaus ...

How Feeling Each Other’s Pain Changes Everything
Originally Posted: 10/15/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Blog

When we identify with people, we extend our hearts and hands to them. Strange but beautiful things happen when we begin to identify with people who are culturally different. A fe ...

What If U.S. Christianity Needs More Immigrants?
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

While it seems millennials are walking out the front door of U.S. congregations, another group is knocking at the back door: immigrant Christians. Evangelicals around the country ...

The Hidden Immigration Impact on American Churches
Originally Posted: 09/30/2013 - 12:26pm | Type: Blog

As Congress makes a final attempt this fall to act on comprehensive immigration reform, the debate is focusing on “securing” our borders and offering a path to citizenship to the 11 million residents here with ...

Rabbis Push Congress on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 09/18/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

In the midst of the Jewish holiday season, more than 1,200 rabbis and cantors have urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. In the midst of the Jewish holiday seas ...

Love Has No Borders: How Faith Leaders Resisted Alabama’s Harsh Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 10/01/2013 - 1:24pm | Type: Blog

On April 27, 2011, 62 killer tornadoes ripped through Alabama, destroying homes, lives, and entire communities. Two weeks later, another disaster struck Alabama — HB56, the most draconian anti-immigrant law pa ...

Lessons from August Recess
Originally Posted: 08/28/2013 - 8:09am | Type: Blog

Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) embraced immigration reform and the need to provide a path to legalization for the millions of aspiring Americans who are already major contributors to our communities and our econ ...

New ICE Policy Allows Detention Alternatives
Originally Posted: 08/26/2013 - 10:35am | Type: Blog

On Friday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a new guidance for its officials when detaining non-criminal undocumented parents with minor children. On Friday, Im ...

Rep. Steve King: It's Time to Tame the Tongue
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 9:08am | Type: Blog

In making rash and ridiculous statements, King accomplishes little beyond drawing attention to himself and distracting attention away from the myriad challenges facing our nation and globe. ...

Immigrants Are Us
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 3:19pm | Type: Blog

More than any other organized religion in the United States, the Catholic Church is an immigrant church that has grown with the nation, welcoming successive generations of immigrants who have helped build our ...

‘Hearts and Minds are Changing’ on Immigration Reform, Says Ivone Guillen of Sojourners
Originally Posted: 08/13/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Press

August 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Clarissa Perkins ...

The Bible's case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/14/2013 - 9:16am | Type: Press

August 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

44,000 can’t wait for immigration reform in Congress
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 10:24am | Type: Press

August 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Pablo Alvarado ...

From politics to the pulpit, faith groups see 'the hand of God' in immigration reform
Originally Posted: 08/05/2013 - 10:29am | Type: Press

August 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Carrie Dann ...