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Can Religious Activism Shift on Immigration?

November 29, 2014

This USA Today piece wonders if the religious coalition behind immigration reform, i.e. mass legalization, can survive President Obama’s executive amnesty. It quotes Southern Baptist official Russell Moore warning it could indeed fracture the…

Sign located near the border between California and Tijuana along the Via de San Ysidro warning motorists of families potentially fleeing from border crossing checkpoints. (Photo credit:  Zilia Castrillon/Flickr)

Christian Response to Executive Amnesty?

November 19, 2014

“Church bodies in the U.S. addressing immigration would do well to avoid legislative specifics and instead offer broad principles that affirm rule of law, social order, security, human dignity, and economic opportunity for all Americans,” says IRD President Mark Tooley.


Evangelical Luminaries Pray for Immigration Reform

July 25, 2013

“There aren’t many changes more dramatic in American evangelicalism than the way its leaders have embraced the indispensable justice of immigration reform.”


Taking From Caesar: Gang of 8 Bill Contains Large “Slush Funds” for Faith-Based Immigration Contractors

July 25, 2013

Section 2537 of Senate Bill 744 (S. 744), also known as the Gang of Eight’s immigration “reform” bill, includes two large slush funds, totaling at least $150 million over the next five years. These funds are earmarked for organizations that promise to help illegal immigrants apply for amnesty.

The EIT Says They’re Totally Fine With Immigration Reform Bill Dying In The House: So Why Did They Support It In The First Place?

July 11, 2013

By Marjorie Jeffrey (@MarjorieJeffrey) Napp Nazworth, over at the Christian Post, ran an article on Wednesday entitled, “House Not Voting on Senate Immigration Bill Is OK, Evangelical Immigration Table Says”. As long as progress…

Chamber of Commerce Denies Funding Evangelical Immigration Table

June 22, 2013

By Mark Tooley @markdtooley The Chamber of Commerce has denied that it has funded the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT) or its ad campaign for legislation legalizing illegal immigrants. Reacting to reports that leftist George…

The Evangelical Immigration Table Continues to Perplex

June 20, 2013

by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) In a Christian Post article today, a spokesperson for the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT) fired off a defensive volley against a recent slew of critical reports from Breitbart News. Breitbart…

Eric Metaxas Quits Evangelical Immigration Table

June 19, 2013

Popular evangelical author and commentator Eric Metaxas has quit the Evangelical Immigration Table (EIT), citing its ties to leftist billionaire George Soros. Metaxas Tweeted his announcement late this afternoon:  “Did you know George Soros…

What Is The Soros Funded, Church-Backed National Immigration Forum?

June 15, 2013

by Marjorie Jeffrey (@marjoriejeffrey) The Evangelical Immigration Table, which organizes Evangelicals for legalizing 11 million illegal immigrants, is a program of the George Soros funded National Immigration Forum (NIF). Although recently repackaged in moderate…

World Relief CEO Calls on College Students to Ground the Justice Movement

June 13, 2013

By Aaron Gaglia (@GagliaAC) “I know we have to go deeper on this movement of justice,”said Stephan Bauman, CEO of World Relief, “else I suggest it will fizzle and fade.” On March 16th, Stephan…

Land Passes Baton to Moore in Final Address at Southern Baptist Convention

June 12, 2013

By Jeff Walton (@JeffreyHWalton) In a spirited farewell, the outgoing head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) called on Baptists to work towards revival and tackle a host of moral…

Soros Funded National Immigration Forum Confirms It’s Paying for Evangelical Radio Ads

June 9, 2013

According to the Arizona Republic, the George Soros funded National Immigration Forum, which advocates virtual open borders, is paying for a $250,000 national radio ad campaign with prominent Evangelicals urging legislation to legalize about…