Tag : Immigration ban
Baylor University title : Baylor University Students Implore School to Become Sanctuary Campus
summary : Doctoral students in Baylor University's religion department launched an online petition asking administrators of the private Christian institution to join the growing "sanctuary campus" movement.
date : Feb 16, 2017 01:06 PM EST
ISIS Persecution of Iraq's Religious Minorities - Yazidis title : What the Bible Says about Welcoming Refugees
summary : For Christians, the questions about building the border wall or permitting immigrants and refugees into the United States involve a host of associated considerations not just about the specifics of immigration law, the economics of cheap labor coming across the border or potential terrorist threats. At issue are both broader and deeper questions about what it means to welcome the stranger. So, what does the Bible actually say?
date : Feb 07, 2017 11:34 AM EST
Christians Arab title : Christians in Muslim Countries Fear 'Alienation,' Retaliations Due To Trump Ban
summary : No one is more afraid of the consequences of President Donald Trump's executive order banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority states than Christians within those designated countries, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
date : Feb 06, 2017 04:38 PM EST
Sally Yates title : Sally Yates, Veteran Attorney General, Fired by Trump Over Travel Ban Dissent
summary : After acting attorney general Sally Yates issued a memo Monday ordering U.S. Justice Department lawyers not to defend President Trump's controversial immigration executive order, he "relieved" her of her duties," according to a White House statement late Monday evening. Yates, 56, a career official with a history of bipartisan support and former U.S. President Barack Obama appointee, said she was "not convinced" Trump's immigration order is "lawful" and that the Justice Department would not defend it in court "until I become convinced that it is appropriate to do so." The Washington Post reported Yates was informed of her dismissal 2 minutes before the statement announcing it was sent to reporters.
date : Jan 31, 2017 12:29 PM EST
Franklin Graham Fox title : Franklin Graham: Trump's Immigration Ban Is Not Bible Matter
summary : Franklin Graham, evangelical pastor and president of international Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse, said this week President Donald Trump's attempt to protect America from harm is "not a Bible issue." During an interview about Trump's executive orders issued on Friday to impose a four-month refugee freeze into the United States, Graham said there is a difference between showing love and putting lives at risk.
date : Jan 29, 2017 06:29 PM EST
immigration ban title : Immigration Travel Ban: Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Oppose Trump's Executive Order
summary : Silicon Valley leaders immediately expressed concern and denounced an executive order signed on Friday by U.S. President Donald Trump that temporarily banned immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, even if they already were approved to do so. However this ban was temporarily overturned on Saturday after American Civil Liberties Union officials won an emergency stay in federal court, meaning those affected with valid visas cannot be deported and sent back to their home countries.
date : Jan 29, 2017 11:15 AM EST