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Evangelicals urge Obama to take action on immigration reform

Members of The Evangelical Immigration Table say the current system doesn’t meet Christian standards and are calling for a six-point bipartisan solution that:

• Respects the God-given dignity of every person
• Guarantees secure national borders
• Protects the unity of the immediate family
• Ensures fairness to taxpayers and respects the rule of law
• Establishes a path toward legal status and/or citizenship for those who qualify and who wish to become permanent residents.

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Evangelicals press Congress on immigration

Evangelical activists are pressing Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration reform plan — a tricky election-year issue that conservatives' GOP allies have been reluctant to take up.
The so-called “Evangelical Immigration Table,” which includes evangelicals Jim Wallis on the left and Richard Land on the right, unveiled its plan Tuesday (June 12) on Capitol Hill.

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