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There are biblical principles concerning the foreigner relevant to immigration reform, surely, but to state dogmatically that opposing or supporting a specific legislative effort is a matter of fidelity to Scripture is irreverent.
Illegal aliens -- that is, people who break our laws to get to America and then want to become citizens -- have found a way to ease their entry. They have been told to use "key words" when speaking to border agents at the Mexican border with San Diego.
Secretary of State John Kerry has announced a policy change with immediate effect which allows the State Department to process visas for same-sex spouses in the same manner that it considers the application of heterosexual spouses.
Evangelical organizations have launched a media blitz to push members of Congress to pass an immigration bill that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship, strengthen border security and revamp the legal immigration system. The ad buy will feature radio ads and billboards in 13 states featuring pastors urging people to support the ongoing efforts in Congress.
Illegal immigration has long been a contentious issue in the Republican Party, and the current debate is no different. Partisan rifts are the nasty side effect of bipartisan coalitions aimed at reforming the nation's immigration system.
A bipartisan group of eight senators on Jan. 28 introduced a set of immigration reform proposals, including a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country. They hope to pass the legislation as early as late spring.