Comprehensive Immigration Reform

View all topics

Immigration Surge or Refugee Crisis?

A migration expert explains the growing crisis of childhood immigration at the southern United States border.

Immigration reform a mandate for Jews, Christians and Muslims

For the three Abrahamic faiths (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), hospitality to the stranger and alien among us is embedded deep in our DNA.

COMMENTARY: The hidden immigration impact on American churches

RNS () — As Congress makes a final attempt this fall to act on comprehensive immigration reform, the debate is … Continued

Immigration Reform Sign on 4th Street
A plea for common sense and compassion in the immigration debate

We need a bill that creates an immigration system that upholds values Americans cherish—hard work, opportunity and compassion.

Evangelicals: We will denounce those that block immigration reform

“We are announcing the Gospel that welcomes the stranger and we will denounce those that block immigration reform.” Some would … Continued

Nuns on the Bus push Congress to pass immigration reform

WASHINGTON — The “Nuns on the Bus” are back from their 6,800-mile trek across the U.S., but their hardest job … Continued

Religious groups face uphill fight in House on immigration reform

WASHINGTON — Evangelical leaders pushing for comprehensive immigration reform will be back in Washington next week, praying and lobbying on … Continued

Congress must address real roots of immigration

‘’For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a … Continued

Immigration as redemption for U.S. bishops

Washington’s 2013 effort at comprehensive immigration reform offers a chance at redemption to the United States bishops. For what I … Continued

For conservatives, a biblical imperitive for comprehensive immigration reform

As Congress now begins their 113th legislative session, they have many difficult and divisive issues to confront. The issue of … Continued

Despots, detention and an immigration Epiphany

AP Christian worshipers visit the Church of Nativity, traditionally believed by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, ahead … Continued

Election’s over: What do we do now?

Tom Pennington GETTY IMAGES A voter completes her ballot on Nov. 6, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. The election is … Continued

Immigration reform: Hispanic values voters and the agenda of the Lamb

GETTY IMAGES Presidential candidates President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Our commitment, as people of strong faith, is … Continued

Hispanics and values: How the GOP and the DNC address Hispanic issues

REUTERS Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to the Hispanic Leadership Network in Miami on Jan. … Continued

Americans less divided on approach to immigration, survey says

The recent Supreme Court ruling in Arizona v. United States, which tackled Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law, put the debate … Continued

Why are evangelicals supporting immigration reform?

Americans believe there’s too much religion talk in the public sphere, and these days, it’s especially easy to be cynical. … Continued

Evangelicals press Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON — Evangelical activists are pressing Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform plan — a tricky election-year issue that … Continued

Grandma or the economy?

BRIAN SNYDER REUTERS Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to the Hispanic Leadership Network in Miami, … Continued

From the road to Emmaus to the Supreme Court

Mine is not the sort of faith that credits divine providence for the goings-on in the world. But even I … Continued

New leader for American Catholics

This Catholic’s View By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. While most Catholic eyes are directed toward Rome where new cardinals will … Continued