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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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  • 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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  • Couple offers undocumented youth new life

    March 12 2015 by Bob Smietana, LifeWay Research | with 0 comments
    Couple offers undocumented youth new life

    In 2012, President Barack Obama announced a new program called “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” or DACA for short. The program, known as the Dream Act, allows students like Cesar, who came to the United States as children, to receive a renewable work permit to stay in the U.S.

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  • From addict to urban missionary

    November 19 2014 by Rick Houston, Special to the Recorder | with 0 comments
    From addict to urban missionary

    According to The Dream Center of Gaston County’s website, more than 95 percent of students at Rhyne and Woodhill Elementary schools in the Highlands community receive free or reduced lunches. Only about half of those are able to function at an appropriate grade level. Thirty percent of Highlands households live in poverty.

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  • Billy Graham’s 1970, words: ‘The Unfinished Dream’

    July 3 2014 by Myriah Snyder, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Billy Graham’s 1970, words: ‘The Unfinished Dream’

    In 1970 Billy Graham stood at Lincoln Memorial and called on Americans to never give up and to be dedicated to a renewal of faith in God. Titled "The Unfinished Dream," Graham spoke to a crowd of more than 15,000 people on Honor America Day July 4, 1970.

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