Comprehensive immigration reform: Jesus 'wasn't kidding around'

"Evangelical Christian leaders took up a bully pulpit on Thursday to call for a "humane" overhaul of the U.S. immigration system in response to tough crackdowns on [unauthorized] immigrants enacted by Alabama and other states. "Because I'm a Christian I believe in comprehensive...

Will Evangelicals Help Break GOP 'Fever' Over Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

"The emerging and broad-based support among evangelicals for immigration reform could be an additional nudge to the Obama administration toward the issue. Though the introduction of policy specifics will certainly complicate the picture , immigration reform appears to have a fighting chance...

Will Evangelicals Provide CIR Boost?

"Richard Land endorsed Mitt Romney, opposes same-sex marriage and abortion rights, and is a leader in one of the nation's largest organizations of Southern Baptists. But on Tuesday he and other conservative Christians - as well as antitax leader Grover Norquist - will be in Washington to lobby...

Evangelicals Launch $250K Pro-Immigration Ad Blitz

"During the last attempt to overhaul the nation's immigration laws in 2007, the Southern Baptist Convention never fully embraced a bipartisan bill that died in the face of conservative opposition. But in a sign of how differently the 2013 immigration debate is playing out, the convention is...