CAP en Español
Small CAP Banner
Faith and Progressive Policy

Faith and Immigration

Simone Campbell

Repairing Christianity’s Damaged Brand

After four decades, the Religious Right is losing its grip, and a generous, justice-minded Christianity is gaining public attention and support.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Pressing on for Immigration Reform

Immigrants and allies are rallying, fasting, marching, and lobbying for immigration reform legislation with a path to citizenship.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Prayer demonstration

Where’s the Debate on Immigration Reform?

An overwhelming number of business, labor, faith, and civic groups, as well as a strong majority of the American public, a supermajority in the Senate, and a bipartisan majority in the House, all support immigration reform.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Purity Police Miss the Point

Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Immigration reform activists

Welcoming the Newcomer: How Faith Groups Are Rallying the Religious Behind Immigration Reform

Religious institutions and faith-based activists continue to be influential forces behind the push for sensible immigration legislation.

By Jack Jenkins | Monday, March 25, 2013

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

Lessons from Our Past Should Light the Path of Immigration Reform

U.S. history provides both shining examples and stark warnings as we debate over whether to grant citizenship to this country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Joe Garcia

5 Reasons People of Faith Should Care About Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants

People of faith can add a unique perspective to the fight for immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship.

By Jack Jenkins and Eleni Towns | Friday, February 8, 2013

Selma to Montgomery voting rights march

Immigration

Today’s faith leaders are calling upon the nation to enact comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our nation’s core values of treasuring human dignity, honoring family, and caring for our neighbor.

By Eleni Towns | Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Strengthening Our Diversity

Muslim-American immigrants' work with other immigrant groups and communities will make our country stronger and more diverse, write Eleni Towns and Philippe Nassif.

By Eleni Towns and Philippe Nassif | Thursday, February 17, 2011

For You Were Aliens in the Land of Egypt

People of many faith traditions are pushing for comprehensive reform because it’s rooted in their spiritual beliefs, write Marta Cook and Ann Garcia.

By Marta Cook and Ann Garcia | Thursday, April 1, 2010

Faith Leaders Push for Immigration Reform

Faith leaders at a CAP event encourage people to think of the moral imperative underlying the immigration reform debate.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Interactive Map: Faith Groups Rally Around Immigration Reform

cursor icon Interactive Interactive map shows how faith groups across the country are promoting greater awareness on the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Loving Thy Neighbor

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Sam Fulwood documents how many faith communities across the country are standing up for immigration reform.

By Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Who Would Jesus Deport?

Event discusses the moral imperative for comprehensive immigration reform moving religious communities to action.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007