Lifeway Research: American Evangelicals Want Balanced Approach to Immigration

"More than 4 in 5 evangelicals describe legal immigration as helpful to the U.S., and around 2 in 3 believe the country should at least maintain the current number of legal immigrants approved in a year." - Lifeway

Related: Survey: Today’s Evangelicals More Likely to Welcome the Stranger - C.Today

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Christian groups say 15K cap on refugee resettlement for 2021 is 'unconscionable'

"'As evangelicals, we believe in the God-given dignity of every person in every nation,' reads a press statement by evangelical Christian leaders, including Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, under the banner of the Evangelical Immigration Table." - C.Post

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Is America Still an Option for Christians Fleeing Persecution?

"While I knew that restrictions have made it harder to immigrate to this country by crossing the border illegally from Mexico or applying for a work visa from China, I didn’t realize that new rules also affect those who flee persecution for their religious faith." - TGC

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Can Christian Compassion Influence How We Treat Migrants?

"It is clear, the enforcement-deterrence only approach employed by the Trump administration has not worked on its own. While new measures employed by Mexico at its southern and northern borders go into effect and initial reports are that the numbers of asylum-seeking migrants declined in June, we must step back and look at the bigger picture of why migrants are coming here." - Bulwark

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Explainer: What's happening with children at the southern border?

"At the center of the government's policies toward child migrants is a 1997 consent decree known as the Flores Settlement Agreement. Flores directs that children who are unaccompanied or who have been removed from their parents during the process of immigrating are to be transferred to a licensed facility within three to five days of apprehension, and a max of 20 days during times of emergency influx" - ERLC

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Jeff Sessions and Romans 13: Should Christians Always Obey the Government?

"Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions sought to defend the Trump administration’s immigration policies, especially with regard to separating families. At one point, he stated, 'I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13 to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained the government for his purposes.'" Christian Headlines

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