christians for comprehensive immigration reform

James Colten 10-26-2011

"We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world."

Last night 25 individuals were awarded the Freedom from Fear Award in Seattle at the National Immigrant Integration Conference. Contrary to news coverage we see day after day, these awards, sponsored by Public Interest Projects (PIP) show us courageous individuals who, to each their own capacity, are standing up to and fighting injustice.

Andrew Simpson 08-08-2011

I admit it: A few years back, when I first heard about the E-Verify program, I thought it sounded reasonable. The program was described to me as a way for employers to voluntarily verify the U.S. citizenship of their employees by cross-checking their information with the online databases of the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security administration. I knew that there were flaws in the system, which sometimes misidentified workers as undocumented even when they were not. However, I thought, what employer doesn't deserve the right to check the employment eligibility of his or her workers?

Allison Johnson 05-24-2011
It's rare that an urban area is struck by a tornado.
Jim Wallis 05-19-2011

Just over one month ago, a few dozen fired employees demonstrated outside a Chipotle one block from Sojourners' office. The employees reported that they were taken to the back of the store during their 30-minute break and were dismissed without warning.

Allison Johnson 10-20-2010
[Editor's Note: Myths and misinformation abound when it comes to the topic of immigration reform.
Allison Johnson 09-21-2010
Over the past five days, we've asked you and urged you to contact your senators in support of the DREAM Act -- legislation that creates a p
Throughout the Bible, we see stories of immigrants -- people called to settle in new lands and begin new lives for a variety
Allison Johnson 07-08-2010
In a rare move by any administration, the federal government has sued the state of Arizona over the most restrictive immigration law in the country, SB1070.
Marco Saavedra 04-30-2010
This January, four immigrant college students from Florida began a fifteen hundred mile pilgrimage, "risking their future because the present is unbearable" (Matos, 23, in http://www.nytim
Jim Wallis 04-23-2010
The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation.
Allison Johnson 04-13-2010

Last weekend, tens of thousands of people marched in support of solutions to our broken immigration system.

Allison Johnson 03-26-2010

More than 200,000 people descended on Washington, D.C., for the March for America last weekend.

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