WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a millennium of Christian thought and discipleship.
(RNS) As the immigration reform debate has moved from the Senate to the House, evangelical leaders will be back on Capitol Hill and Catholic university presidents have urged Catholics in Congress to act. But the question remains: Do these groups really have any influence?
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals’ tentative endorsement of the Senate’s immigration blueprint could be key because more than any other religious group, white evangelicals harbor the most reservations about opening citizenship to immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.
(RNS) As Congress appears close to hammering out a new immigration policy, religious leaders — and especially evangelicals — say personal encounters with immigrants have prompted them to advocate for reform.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelical activists are pressing Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform plan — a tricky election-year issue that conservatives' GOP allies have been reluctant to take up. By Chris Lisee.