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Blocking Immigration Bill Would Doom 2016 Hopes, says Leading Republican
Originally Posted: 06/18/2013 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

In order to stand a chance of the Presidency in the 2016 election, the Republican Party should not obstruct the ideas of an immigration overhaul, says Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. ...

Sojourners—Welcoming Immigrants With Open Arms
Originally Posted: 06/14/2013 - 2:18pm | Type: Press

June 14, 2013 Sojo in the News Jakeman Law ...

Loving Our Country By Facilitating Opportunity
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 3:42pm | Type: Blog

I love our country and the people in it. I admit that I have received many more opportunities than I deserve. I am ready to facilitate opportunities for others. When I first met ...

The Evangelical, Latino case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 1:48pm | Type: Press

June 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Rev. Samuel Rodriguez ...

Bordering on the truth: Myths and facts about immigration
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 11:25am | Type: Press

June 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Maryada Vallet ...

Reversing the Trend of Teens Leaving the Church: Using Climate Change to Reengage Our Youth
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 11:21am | Type: Press

June 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Deborah Fikes ...

Immigration Reform Crucial to Future of Evangelical Church, Analysts Say
Originally Posted: 06/11/2013 - 3:26pm | Type: Press

June 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

Churches Shouldn't Be Think Tanks
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 9:25am | Type: Blog

I think it’s natural to have your views about the world change as you experience more of the world, and I wish it were easier to be honest about that when it happened. I wish it were encouraged. ...

Conservative Congressman Targets DREAMers
Originally Posted: 06/07/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

Despite the progress on immigration reform being made in the Senate, this week offered an unfortunate reminder of the uphill battle any legislation faces in the House of Representatives. ...

Evangelical leaders unite for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 10:10am | Type: Press

June 6, 2013 Sojo in the News Angie Moses ...

First Baptist Orlando helps lead faith-based support for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Press

June 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Kunerth ...

Evangelicals pushing Republicans to back immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Press

June 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Daniel Gonzalez ...

Colorado Approves Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants
Originally Posted: 06/06/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

Colorado became the eighth U.S. state to grant driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants on Wednesday. Colorado became the eighth U.S. state to grant driver's lic ...

John Boehner Vital to Immigration and the Debt Ceiling
Originally Posted: 06/05/2013 - 2:23pm | Type: Blog

John Boehner's future political aspirations could be a big deciding factor in his stance on immigration and the debt ceiling John Boehner's future political aspirations ...

‘Amnesty Man’ Rubio publicly bashed in Florida
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 4:21pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Elizabeth Dorton ...

S.C. Pastor Adds Voice to National Call for Bipartisan Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 4:18pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Charleston Chronicle ...

IMMIGRATION REFORM: NumbersUSA, evangelical group run ads
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 4:13pm | Type: Press

June 1, 2013 Sojo in the News David Olson ...

Evangelicals doing more than just praying for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Press

June 1, 2013 Sojo in the News Griselda Nevarez ...

Willow Creek Church's Lynne Hybels Says Immigration Reform Is Personal
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 4:04pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Leonardo Blair ...

Evangelical group announces new media campaign
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:26pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News The Crescent-News ...

Political Ads Supporting and Against Immigration Reform Hit Kentucky
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:24pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Phillip M. Bailey ...

Evangelical Christians call for Immigration Reforms
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:20pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Stu Johnson ...

Extreme Right Wing Republicans Supports Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:16pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News James Turnage ...

Evangelicals Targeted by Immigration Reform Ads
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:09pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Mike Osborne ...

Palmetto state is focus of immigration reform battle
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Joel Allen ...

Farm Leaders Back Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:54pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeremy Redmon ...

Evangelical group releases ad in support of immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:42pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Chas Sisk ...

O.C. pastor: Immigration debate boils down to loving thy neighbor
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 1:37pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Cindy Chang ...

Growing list of American Evangelicals calling for Congress to pass immigration reform
Originally Posted: 06/03/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Press

June 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Staff ...

Evangelical Christians launch campaign to #Pray4Reform of immigration system
Originally Posted: 05/31/2013 - 5:02pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Nicole Narea ...

Evangelical leaders spend $250,000 to back immigration reform
Originally Posted: 05/31/2013 - 4:56pm | Type: Press

May 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Kathleen McGrory ...

Immigration reform ads target evangelicals
Originally Posted: 05/31/2013 - 4:53pm | Type: Press

May 31, 2013 Sojo in the News Staff ...

Nuns on the Bus Back in D.C.
Originally Posted: 05/31/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Blog

The Nuns on the Bus stopped by Washington, D.C., this week, and Sojourners staffers were on hand to return high fives and listen to speeches from the sisters and leaders in the labor movement. This was just on ...

Crisis and Empathy at the Border
Originally Posted: 05/20/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Blog

In March of this year, U.S. and Mexican citizens gathered together on both sides of the border fence to honor the memory of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez. Five months earlier, Rodriguez, of Nogales, Mexico, was ...

National Clergy Leaders Urge Protection of Family Unity as Senate Immigration Markup Proceeds
Originally Posted: 05/16/2013 - 2:01pm | Type: Press

May 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Mel Fabrikant ...

House Immigration Group at Impasse
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 1:32pm | Type: Blog

The House’s bipartisan immigration group has reached a impasse over many facets of the immigration legislation including the employment verification program. The House’s bipartis ...

Christians Wrestle with Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 3:41pm | Type: Press

May 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Mark D. Tooley ...

Gang of 8 Defends Guest Worker Plan
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

The Gang of Eight will work this week to stop amendments to the guest work portion of the immigration bill. The Gang of Eight is banding together across party lines to fend off a ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher by Sue Halpern / Kinship Across Borders: ...

On Scripture: When 'Homeland Security' Keeps Us From Encountering God
Originally Posted: 05/10/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

When I’m very different from someone else and yet we manage to live into an authentic unity supported by trust, we may gain a glimpse into God’s own wideness, perhaps discovering God to be more than we predict ...

1 in 10 Los Angeles Residents Are Undocumented
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 11:42am | Type: Blog

The study estimated that 7 percent of California residents were undocumented. In Los Angeles County the number jumped to 10 percent. A study by the University of Southern Califo ...

Conservatives Back Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:56am | Type: Blog

Conservatives have united around immigration reform. Conservatives have united around immigration reform. Over two dozen signed a statement supporting legislation to overhaul US ...

Evangelicals on Immigration Reform: 'How We Treat the Stranger Is How We Treat Christ'
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:19am | Type: Press

May 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Stoyan Zaimov ...

Gay rights plan seen as threat to immigration bill
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 10:44am | Type: Press

May 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

Republicans Demand Stronger Border Security in Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 3:25pm | Type: Blog

Republicans are pushing for stronger border security measures in the immigration bill. Republicans are pushing for stronger border security measures in the immigration bill. Stro ...

Conservatives Split on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/07/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

A bitter public fight began on among conservatives on Monday over the cost of immigration reform. The Heritage Foundation released a study on Monday that estimate the bipartisan i ...

Four Additional Hurdles for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 3:33pm | Type: Blog

Now that the Senate's Gang of Eight has published its immigration proposal, TIME has put together four hurdles to the bill becoming law. Now that the Senate's Gang of E ...

On Scripture: A Sinkhole of Debt
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

Student debt recently passed the $1 trillion dollar mark. According to the Pew Research Center, while student loan debt has grown for everyone, the debt falls heaviest on the poor, with those in the lowest qui ...

Dozens of May Day Rallies for Immigration Reform Planned Across Country
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 3:41pm | Type: Blog

May Day rallies are planned across the country urging Congress to ease the nation's immigration laws. May Day rallies are planned across the country urging Congress to ease t ...

An Invocation for May Day
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The following is the text of an invocation being given at the May Day Rally in Madison, Wis. Editor's Note : The following is the text of an invocation being given a ...