Tag : immigration
Hebrew Bible title : Immigration Ban: Yale Divinity Prof Says Bible Cites Embracing, Defies Franklin Graham ‘Not Bible Issue’ Stance
summary : The Bible is the story of immigrants, stated Joel Baden, Hebrew Bible professor at Yale Divinity School, in a Washington Post opinion-editorial, proclaiming outsiders should be treated with Biblical-driven respect and care when it comes to U.S. immigration policies.
date : Feb 12, 2017 05:10 PM EST
Queen Elizabeth title : Queen Elizabeth in 'Very Difficult Position' Over Possible Trump Visit, Says Official
summary : Prime Minister Theresa May has put the Queen in a "very difficult position" and should delay a state visit extended to President Donald Trump to protect her from controversy, the former head of the Foreign Office says.
date : Feb 01, 2017 11:45 AM EST
Immigration Protests Washington DC title : Trump Defends His Immigration Executive Order Amid US, Global Outcry: ‘This Is Not Muslim Ban’
summary : President Donald Trump defended his controversial executive order that bars the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States, as thousands of protesters chanted outside of the White House and at multiple, major U.S. airports on Sunday in opposition of the president's sudden immigration policy change. Trump denied the ban was religiously-driven, but confused matters by also announcing Christian refugees would get first priority for U.S. entry. Many people now are seeking answers about why Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are not on Trump's immigration ban, which are countries in which Trump companies do business.
date : Jan 30, 2017 12:22 PM EST
Protect American Families Act of 2017 SB 54 title : Religion Registry: US Federal Bill Introduced to Protect Religious Freedom, Liberties
summary : Bill (S.54) was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday to prohibit creation of immigration-related registry programs that classify people based on religion, race, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin or nationality. The Protect American Families Act of 2017 was introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), in response to statements from then-candidate Donald Trump, indicating he would create a federal registry of Muslims, seek to deny Muslims entry to the United States, or otherwise add a religious test to American immigration procedures, if he became president.
date : Jan 08, 2017 10:26 AM EST
Donald Trump title : #TrumpEnMexico: GOP Candidate Returns to Hardline Position on Illegal Immigration
summary : Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday that anyone who is in the United States illegally would be subject to deportation if he is elected, sticking with his hardline position after flirting with a softer approach.
date : Sep 01, 2016 08:13 AM EDT
Marco Rubio title : Marco Rubio Wants 'New American Century' As GOP Presidential Hopeful, Shares Stances On 29 Issues
summary : "MarcoMentum" is picking up, declares the political team supporting Republican candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, whose public service occurred as a West Miami city commissioner, then as a Florida state legislator who became majority whip, majority leader and speaker of the house; and most recently, as a U.S. Senator since 2011. He is the son of parents who came to America from Cuba in 1956.
date : Feb 24, 2016 04:26 PM EST
Pope Francis Papal Flight title : Pope Francis Christens GOP Candidate Donald Trump ‘Not Christian’
summary : Republication presidential candidate Donald Trump is "not Christian" due to his views on immigration, Pope Francis said on his way back to Rome from Mexico Thursday. However, the pope said he did not want to advise American Catholics about voting related to Trump.
date : Feb 18, 2016 05:38 PM EST
The crescent moon, the symbol of Allah (formerly one moon god among many gods), and of Islam. title : Islam May Become Second-Largest U.S. Religion by 2040: New Pew Report
summary : By 2040, Islam could become the second-largest religion in the United States, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Pew staffers estimate there were about 3.3 million Muslims of all ages living in the United States in 2015, translating to Muslims making up about 1 percent of the total U.S. population — which was about 322 million people in 2015. Pew researchers estimate the Muslim share will double by 2050, with immigration playing a significant role to changes.
date : Jan 08, 2016 10:31 AM EST
Ted Cruz title : Ted Cruz Believes Jesus Christ Can Still Fix America's Broken Political System, Skewed Values
summary : Ted Cruz is apparently not in agreement with those who would say that, "God isn't fixing this." The slam was originally aimed at those who were offering prayers in conjunction to San Bernardino and their families. But it is interesting that the Christian rock band, The Newsboys, just happens to have a song called, "God's Not Dead," that Cruz is meeting with several Evangelical leaders over the next two days who will apparently be supporting his campaign, and that the Newsboys will be playing as part of a rally at the meeting's conclusion. The meeting is expected to host about 300 Christian leaders and financial backers.
date : Dec 28, 2015 05:32 PM EST
Texas Governor Greg Abbott title : Texas Files Lawsuit over Syrian Immigrants, Other States Rejecting Immigrants
summary : Texas Governor Greg Abbott has referred to the continued federal acceptance of Syrian immigrants into America as, "irresponsible." He feels that the safety and security of Texans are threatened because the International Rescue Committee "offered no guarantees" as Syrian immigrants continue to work toward resettling in Texas. A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday to try to stop the immigration that is being forced onto Texas.
date : Dec 03, 2015 01:33 PM EST
The Capitol Building title : NC Congressman Pittenger Says ISIS 'Sleeper Cells Pervasive' throughout America Due to Immigration
summary : The notion of one or more sleeper cells in the US almost sounds like something out of a TV series. And in fact, such a series did hit the airwaves. That was about a decade ago. Today, there are some bold and outspoken voices in Washington that would say that such a reality is now here.
date : Nov 19, 2015 04:58 PM EST
Scott Walker title : Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Visits U.S.-Mexico Border after Outlining His Immigration Plan
summary : Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited the U.S.-Mexico border on Friday. The visit comes in light of previous remarks he made in support of a controversial immigration plan he outlined at a private dinner in New Hampshire earlier this month.
date : Mar 27, 2015 06:13 PM EDT
President Obama title : Obama's Immigration Reform Action Plan Gets Mixed Reviews from Faith-Based Groups
summary : President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which shields up to 5 million immigrants from being deported, has received mixed responses from Conservative and faith-based groups.
date : Nov 21, 2014 04:33 PM EST
Obama title : Immigration Reform Bills: Obama Aims to Pass Bill With or Without GOP Majority House Approval
summary : The president is threatening to move forward and take executive action that may result in the protection of millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally. He's expected to formally announce his plans next week that will allow illegal immigrants with children to have clearer access to work permits and be protected from deportation.
date : Nov 14, 2014 02:59 PM EST