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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 ...

Sen. Paul to Immigrants: US Will Find a Place for You
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 10:25am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News CBN News ...

Evangelical Immigration Table Calls for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 10:09am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Napp Nazworth ...

Evangelical Groups Call for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Overhaul
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 10:02am | Type: Press

March 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Julia Preston ...

Pro-immigration reform group claims ‘sea change’ in favor of legalization among evangelical voters
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 9:58am | Type: Press

March 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Caroline May ...

Evangelicals support path to citizenship
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 9:56am | Type: Press

March 18, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

The Blessings That We Refuse
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 2:31pm | Type: Blog

Immigrants are a blessing, not a curse. They are assets, not deficits. I have learned this the hard way after seven years working with the New York City New Sanctuary Movement. ...

Immigration Reform — Working With Our Neighbors
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 2:14pm | Type: Blog

Since our entire approach to the community is based on building strong, personal connections and relationships across and beyond the typical barriers of income, gender, race, and religion, we’ve become very aw ...

Discipleship and Strangers: A Cup of Cold Water
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 2:05pm | Type: Blog

A cup of cold water is the minimal requirement for what the Scripture calls hospitality or in the original language, xenophilia — love of the stranger. Jesus says that whoever gives a cup of cold water to thes ...

My DACA Story
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 1:39pm | Type: Blog

I remember clearly the day I heard the announcement on deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) as I felt an overwhelming surge of emotions in that one moment. A path to opportunity, however fragile and s ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Refuse to Do Nothing: Finding Your Power to Abolish Modern-Day Slavery by Shayne Moore and Kimberly McOwen Yim / Thank You, ...

Immigration fight turns focus to SC
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 5:28pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Cameron Joseph ...

Immigration reform advocates target South Carolina
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 5:23pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Erica Werner ...

Ministers launch ad buy on immigration in key South Carolina
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 5:18pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Sojo in the News Rosalind S. Helderman ...

Connecting the Dots
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Onleilove Alston Hurricane Sandy vividly demonstrated the relationship between climate change, poverty, and immigration. ...

Evangelical Leaders Launch S.C. Ad Campaign to Call for Bipartisan Immigration Solutions
Originally Posted: 03/13/2013 - 3:53pm | Type: Press

March 13, 2013 Press Releases Today, the Evangelical Immigration Tabl ...

Evangelical leaders hopeful after immigration talk with Obama
Originally Posted: 03/13/2013 - 10:09am | Type: Press

March 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Baptist Press ...

Malone University to host immigration conference
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 4:49pm | Type: Press

March 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Staff Reporter ...

Obama Affirms 'Evangelical' Principles for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 12:06pm | Type: Press

March 11, 2013 Sojo in the News Melissa Steffan ...

(VIDEO) Why BBB: An Interview with Sojourners' Jim Wallis and Lisa Sharon Harper
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 11:12am | Type: Press

February 28, 2013 Sojo in the News BBBImmigration ...

Evangelical Leaders Optimistic After Meeting Obama on Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 10:34am | Type: Press

March 9, 2013 Sojo in the News Anugrah Kumar ...

Immigration Reform News 2013: Obama Meets With Religious Leaders, Calls for Reform Bill Within 60 Days
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 10:31am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News I-Hsien Sherwood ...

Faith Leaders to Obama: "Time Is Now" for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Jordan Fabian ...

Obama talks immigration with religious leaders
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 10:19am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Susan Crabtree ...

Obama meets with faith leaders on immigration
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Julie Pace ...

Methodist Bishop Minerva Carcaño On Front Lines of Immigration Battle
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 9:35am | Type: Blog

When United Methodist Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño talks about tussling with political bigwigs on the topic of immigration reform, she is poised, yet forceful. When United Methodis ...

A Prayer at the White House
Originally Posted: 03/08/2013 - 4:47pm | Type: Blog

A meeting today of faith leaders with the president on immigration reform opened and closed with prayer. This was my prayer at the end. A meeting today of faith leaders with the p ...

Obama pushes expedited timetable on immigration reform in meeting with faith leaders
Originally Posted: 03/08/2013 - 4:41pm | Type: Press

March 8, 2013 Sojo in the News Dan Merica ...

The Forgotten
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 5:03pm | Type: Blog

Immigration is not my problem — deportation, not my concern. My family will never be personally harmed by the injustices of a broken system. But I care about immigration reform because injustice is here. I car ...

Evangelicals Use Bible to Sway Republicans on Immigration
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 10:51am | Type: Press

March 6, 2013 Sojo in the News Julie Hirschfeld Davis ...

Laying Under a Border Patrol Truck — An Act of Love and Resistance
Originally Posted: 03/07/2013 - 4:02pm | Type: Blog

Ni una más. Oh God, not one more; not one more family torn apart by deportation right before our eyes. No more tears shed by young children who miss the care of their parent. No more spouses worried about payi ...

Letter to a Kingdom Citizen
Originally Posted: 03/06/2013 - 12:15pm | Type: Blog

A common sentiment that’s expressed by both the left and the right on the issue of immigration reform is that immigrants need to prove their faithful adherence to the law and contribution to society before the ...

On Scripture: When People You Don’t Much Like Receive God’s Love
Originally Posted: 03/06/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Blog

Our sense of injustice is quite attuned to moments of personal grievance even as we neglect how our actions may harm others. If anything, these moments of rage reveal much more about us than those we think hav ...

Immigrants Just Won't Go Away
Originally Posted: 03/06/2013 - 9:03am | Type: Blog

When the history of this turbulent age is written, I wonder what they will say about our leaders and us. Will they say that we tried to turn back the clock, to bar the door, to make suspect anyone who was not ...

Luke 15:11-32, Migration, and our Prodigal Public
Originally Posted: 03/05/2013 - 1:20pm | Type: Blog

While the parable of Luke 15:11-32 is about many things (and it is filled with countless lessons), one can argue that it is about the restoration of community through radical hospitality. ...

Of Liberation and 'Imaginative Love:' Rev. Ramirez-Eve and Immigrant Communities in North Carolina
Originally Posted: 03/04/2013 - 2:00pm | Type: Blog

After taking my seat in a comfortably worn wingback chair, I immediately noticed a copy of Junot Diaz’s novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. My eyes lit up. Having just picked it up the week prior, I s ...

Young Progressives speaker: Why Christians should support immigration reform
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 3:05pm | Type: Press

February 27, 2013 Sojo in the News The Clause ...

Immigration Reform 2013: THE UPDATE for Monday Feb. 25
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:33pm | Type: Press

February 25, 2013 Sojo in the News Linda Hartke ...

21 Immigration Reform Power Players
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 4:50pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Ted Hesson ...

Editorial: It’s time to embrace the ‘stranger’
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 4:38pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Marv Knox ...

Seeing Citizenship Path Near, Activists Push Obama to Slow Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 1:36pm | Type: Press

February 22, 2013 Sojo in the News Michael Shear ...

John McCain Gets Tough on Immigration
Originally Posted: 02/20/2013 - 1:38pm | Type: Blog

One angry constituent asked repeatedly where the “dang fence” that McCain had promised was. The senator turned to a chart illustrating how much fence had been constructed (hint: it’s a lot), and the man shot b ...

On Scripture: We'll Walk Hand in Hand?
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:36pm | Type: Blog

Some 12 million women, men, and children across these United States await with bated breath to see what political deals will be made to construct either a pathway to citizenship or pave a road to deportation h ...

Colorado evangelicals cite Bible as they embrace immigration reform
Originally Posted: 02/25/2013 - 4:44pm | Type: Press

February 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Nancy Lofholm ...

Shackles, Operation Streamline, and Spokes in the Wheel
Originally Posted: 02/18/2013 - 1:30pm | Type: Blog

Operation Streamline began in 2005 in Texas and 2008 in Arizona as part of the deterrence strategy of border enforcement. Instead of the typical civil violation, it charges people who cross the border without ...

Call and Response: What the President Did This Week
Originally Posted: 02/15/2013 - 3:37pm | Type: Press

February 15, 2013 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

Prooftexting for Amnesty
Originally Posted: 02/15/2013 - 3:09pm | Type: Press

February 12, 2013 Sojo in the News Mark Krikorian ...

My Promise to Congressman Rohrabacher
Originally Posted: 02/14/2013 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

I work hard, I study hard, I pay taxes, and I have applied for the deferred action program that President Barack Obama instituted last year for young undocumented Americans like me. ...

SOTU: Time for Common Ground for Common Good
Originally Posted: 02/12/2013 - 10:35pm | Type: Blog

There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth tonight in the president’s State of the Union message. There was truth that the rising c ...

Stop Low-Priority Deportations
Originally Posted: 02/13/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey The Obama administration is not living up to its promises. Sign a petition to put an end to low-priority deportations. ...