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February 08, 2013


Evangelicals Seek to Sway Immigration Debate

"Evangelicals nationwide are turning their Bibles to Matthew 25:35 and praying that Congress is listening to those words -- part of a highly-coordinated effort to spur progress on the long unresolved and contentious issue of immigration," the Tampa Bay Times reports.

"Faith leaders and their congregations have become an unlikely but powerful ally to reform advocates, framing the question over what to do with 11 million unauthorized residents as one of moral compassion, and tapping into influence among Republicans to soften opposition to a pathway to citizenship."












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