Beliefs Does the Bible support Ted Cruz’s views on immigration? (COMMENTARY) By Randall Balmer | December 23, 2015 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Senator Ted Cruz addresses attendees at the RedState Gathering in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 8, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Tami Chappell *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-CRUZ-PP, originally transmitted on August 25, 2015. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.Bob Vander Plaats, president of the Iowa Family Leader, likes to point out that his group addresses social issues "from a biblical perspective.” Perhaps it’s worth asking what the word of God says about immigration.