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  • Baptists weigh in on Senate immigration/DACA debate

    February 16 2018 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptists weigh in on Senate immigration/DACA debate

    Southern Baptist voices are addressing the U.S. Senate’s current effort to resolve the fate of undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children. Senators began moving Feb. 14 toward votes on legislation to address the category of undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.

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  • SBC 1st VP Strickland cheers Tillis for DACA efforts

    February 8 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    SBC 1st VP Strickland cheers Tillis for DACA efforts

    Walter Strickland, SBC first vice president and North Carolina Christian educator, urged Sen. Thom Tillis and other members of Congress to continue working toward a legislative solution for young, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children in a press call Feb. 8 hosted by the National Immigration Forum.

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  • Immigration ‘more than politics’ for Hickory Grove leader

    January 8 2018 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Immigration ‘more than politics’ for Hickory Grove leader

    Jose Ocampo, a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte and junior at Wingate University, is urging U.S. lawmakers to develop a legislative fix that would protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients, like him, from deportation once the policy expires in early March.

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  • Baptist leaders ask Trump to protect ‘Dreamers’

    August 31 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptist leaders ask Trump to protect ‘Dreamers’

    Several Southern Baptist leaders are among a group of evangelicals who urged President Donald Trump and the United States Congress to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country by their parents. The Evangelical Immigration Table, a coalition of Christian advocates for immigration reform, sent letters to President Trump …

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