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Religious Leaders Pressure GOP on Immigration

posted on February 26, 2014

Laura Meckler of The Wall Street Journal reports, “Religious leaders who favor an overhaul of immigration laws are stepping up their pressure on House Republicans, aiming to move the stalled legislation and show that the GOP could pay a political penalty for inaction.” The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and the Catholic Conference of U.S. Bishops, along with other evangelical leaders will send letters to House members on Wednesday warning of the moral and political consequences of failure to act on the bill. “The frustration—it is no longer simmering, but it’s boiling over,” said the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.

Read at The Wall Street Journal