Immigration Reform

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Loving Jesus at the Border

How evangelicals can follow the way of the cross into immigration reform.

One Year Later: Still Awaiting Immigration Reform

As Congress dithers to pass reform laws, opportunities for exploitation, abuse, and trafficking abound.

Immigration Surge or Refugee Crisis?

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

A Mother’s Day Tragedy Only Congress Can Fix

Because Congress has failed to pass immigration reform, mothers will be separated from their children throughout America this Mother’s Day.

Across Religious and Party Lines, Steady Support for Path to Citizenship

Immigration reform receives bipartisan and cross-religious support, remaining one issue that largely transcends divisions.

The new evangelical ethic around immigration reform

Over 150 prominent evangelical leaders have signed on to a national letter asking for common-sense immigration reform.

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.

The 8 immoral ways the government shutdown is hurting the needy

Grocery bags loaded with food from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, … Continued

Why GOP opposition to Obamacare will hurt Hispanic outreach

Voting signs sit outside the Licking County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting in Newark, Ohio … Continued

N.C. Catholic dioceses quit church council over same-sex marriage amendment

WILMINGTON, N.C. — At a time when Pope Francis is calling for the church to give up its obsession with … Continued

Survey: Hispanics like Pope Francis and the Democratic Party

AUSTIN, Texas — A new survey of Hispanic political and religious values finds they’re overwhelmingly Democrats who hold a largely … Continued

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

In Baby Veronica case, some evangelicals side with adoptive parents

RNS () — The Baby Veronica case, named for the girl at the center of a contentious child custody dispute, … Continued

A prison of cruelty: End injustice in criminal justice system

(Matt York/AP) When some friends began talking to me about the need for prison reform a few years ago, I … Continued

COMMENTARY: Immigrants Are Us

WASHINGTON — More than any other organized religion in the United States, the Catholic Church is an immigrant church that … Continued

Evangelicals keep the faith with those working for immigration reform

(Reuters/Robert Galbraith) Much of the media coverage of the immigration reform debate has focused on political intrigue: whether there will … 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.

A plea for common sense and compassion in the immigration debate

A rosary rests between the hands of two protesters during a vigil on immigration policy. (Jonathan Gibby – GETTY IMAGES) … Continued

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