Prominent Baptists are among about 140 evangelical Christians who endorsed a statement of principles for immigration reform, which includes the call for a path to citizenship or legal status for qualified undocumented immigrants.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Tennessee faith leaders called on presidential candidates to refrain from negative campaign rhetoric regarding immigration leading up to the state’s March 6 Republican primary.
GUNTERVILLE, Ala. (ABP) –- An Alabama Baptist Convention spokesman explained why Baptist churches aren’t joining Methodists, Episcopalians, Catholics and others in protesting the state’s anti-illegal immigration law. “I don’t have the right to speak for the Baptists, because they haven’t passed a resolution,”
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (ABP) – Faith leaders joined a coalition of civil-rights groups to file a federal lawsuit challenging Alabama’s new immigration law described by Gov. Robert Bentley as the strongest in the country.
WASHINGTON (ABP) -- Christian leaders were among those joining a coordinated, last-ditch effort Nov. 30 to get Congress to pass a bill providing a path to legal status for the undocumented children of illegal immigrants.