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Christians Wrestle with Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Press

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

Gang of 8 Defends Guest Worker Plan
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 10:38am | 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 - 9:05am | 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 - 8:22am | 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 - 10:42am | 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 - 9:56am | 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 - 9:19am | 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 - 9:44am | Type: Press

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

Republicans Demand Stronger Border Security in Immigration Bill
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 2:25pm | 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 - 3:32pm | 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 - 2:33pm | 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 - 2:38pm | 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 - 2:41pm | 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 - 9:01am | 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 ...

Sojourners’ Jim Wallis Ponders Immigration, Guns at Washington National Cathedral
Originally Posted: 05/01/2013 - 8:39am | Type: Press

April 30, 2013 Sojo in the News Jeff Walton ...

Sierra Club Endorses Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 3:45pm | Type: Blog

Why would an environmental organization get involved with immigration reform? What could they possibly have at stake? If Congress passes immigration reform, much of the credit wil ...

Supreme Court Won't Take Up Alabama Immigration Law
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 9:59am | Type: Blog

Today the Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal of an Alabama immigration law that allowed law enforcement to arrest people who hid or helped transport illegal immigrants. T ...

DRONE WATCH: Drones on the Border
Originally Posted: 04/26/2013 - 2:54pm | Type: Blog

Immigration reform legislation proposes 24/7 border surveillance by drones.   The U.S.-Mexico border is currently patrolled by 10 Predator surveillance drones. The immigration ...

Evangelicals Rally for Pathway to Citizenship and Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 1:31pm | Type: Press

April 23, 2013 Sojo in the News Sarah McHaney ...

Clergy, Social Justice Leaders Cautiously Applaud Gang of 8 Immigration Proposal
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 1:12pm | Type: Press

April 23, 2013 Sojo in the News Mel Fabrikant ...

Is Rejecting a Path to Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants Un-Christian?
Originally Posted: 04/24/2013 - 1:07pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Billy Hallowell ...

Catholic Bishops: Don’t Let Boston Attacks Derail Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/22/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Blog

Leading U.S. Catholic bishops on Monday denounced efforts to use the Boston Marathon bombings to derail the push for immigration reform, saying it is wrong to brand all immigrants as dangerous and that a revam ...

Evangelicals see promise in immigration proposal
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 12:33pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Caleb Bell ...

(VIDEO) Evangelicals Take Immigration Reform to Hill: Say Amnesty v. Deportation a 'False Choice'
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 11:48am | Type: Blog

Hours after Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration bill dropped early Wednesday, evangelical leaders from across the country gathered at the Capitol to raise their voices for comprehensive immigration reform. ...

We Are in a Battle for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 1:26pm | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Evangelicals Descend on Capitol Hill to Push Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Press

April 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelicals Become Unlikely Supporters Of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 9:32am | Type: Press

April 17, 2013 Sojo in the News David Welna ...

Evangelicals Try To Soften Hearts On Overhauling Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Press

April 15, 2013 Sojo in the News John Burnett ...

Life, Death, Taxes, and the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

The common good is not only about politics. The common good is about life and how we live it. It is ultimately about how we are all connected. I haven’t written much in the past t ...

Loving My Own Life Means Sharing It With Others
Originally Posted: 04/15/2013 - 10:44am | Type: Blog

After a bit of reflection, I came to see that loving my own life really does imply that I want to share it with others. Many of the great Christian thinkers throughout our history ...

WATCH: Live Stream of Immigration Reform Rally
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 2:39pm | Type: Blog

Live Stream of Immigration Reform Rally Free desktop streaming application by Ustream Do Not Display ...

Jesus Resurrected and 'The Undocumented'
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 9:17am | Type: Blog

Our search for the resurrected one, the one who has come to give us life, has everything to do with the dead. At the  Full Frame Film Festival  in Durham last week, I saw Marco ...

Jim Wallis Talks Faith's Role In Politics, Gay Marriage And Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 1:54pm | Type: Press

April 5, 2013 Sojo in the News Jaweed Kaleem ...

Jim Wallis on the Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/08/2013 - 9:04am | Type: Press

April 7, 2013 Sojo in the News Joshua DuBois ...

Evangelical Leaders Unite for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 3:43pm | Type: Press

April 4, 2013 Sojo in the News Relevant Magazine ...

The Crossroads of Outreach and Immigration
Originally Posted: 04/05/2013 - 3:41pm | Type: Press

April 3, 2013 Sojo in the News Ryan Hamm ...

The Passion of Christ and the Plight of Our Undocumented Neighbors
Originally Posted: 04/04/2013 - 1:26pm | Type: Blog

While it is impossible to ignore that there are 92 references in Scripture where the word, 'ger' is used, speaking about the stranger in our land and our treatment of these individuals, it is not one ...

Guns and immigration: Tale of two movements
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

April 2, 2013 Sojo in the News Jonathan Capehart ...

Words Matter: Why the AP Will No Longer Call People 'Illegal'
Originally Posted: 04/03/2013 - 1:58pm | Type: Blog

The Associated Press announced Tuesday it is dropping the term "illegal immigrant" from its Stylebook. Citing concern for “labeling people, instead of behavior,” AP’s Senior Vice President and Execut ...

Immigration advocates target lawmakers in home districts
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 11:48am | Type: Press

April 1, 2013 Sojo in the News David Nakarmura ...

Welcoming Christ by Welcoming the Stranger
Originally Posted: 03/30/2013 - 6:13pm | Type: Blog

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter, let us remember that the life that ended on the cross began on the road. This Easter, let us remember that Christ the Savior began his life as an immigrant, fleeing t ...

South Carolina becomes Republican's immigration reform 'test market'
Originally Posted: 03/27/2013 - 9:15am | Type: Press

March 27, 2013 Sojo in the News Noelle Phillips ...

Evangelicals May Be Key to Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/26/2013 - 4:11pm | Type: Press

March 26, 2013 Sojo in the News Caitlin Huey-Burns ...

Preparing the Way: Blessed Are the Peacemakers
Originally Posted: 03/25/2013 - 5:47pm | Type: Blog

We have become a nation that loves to “other” people. We point out their differences as reasons they cannot be trusted, as evidence that they take too much from the rest of us or threaten our well-being. ...

Malone to host conference on immigration-related issues
Originally Posted: 03/25/2013 - 10:53am | Type: Press

March 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Charita Goshay ...

Evangelical leaders pushing immigration reform
Originally Posted: 03/25/2013 - 10:46am | Type: Press

March 23, 2013 Sojo in the News David Olson ...

More than Six in Ten Americans Support Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:58pm | Type: Blog

More than six in ten Americans support a pathway to citizenship for immigrants, a survey out today from the Public Religion Research Institute finds. More than six in ten Americ ...

Alabama Senator Denies the Moral Responsibility of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:19am | Type: Blog

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions recently made the claim that there is no “moral or legal responsibility to reward somebody who entered the country [without documentation].” The momentu ...

Evangelicals push immigration reform on the Hill
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 9:17am | Type: Press

March 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Kate Nocera ...

Religious conservatives make moral case for immigration reform
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 9:10am | Type: Press

March 20, 2013 Sojo in the News Rosalind S. Helderman ...