Hispanic Leader Calls Immigration Resolution 'A Tipping Point'

NAE president: 'Jesus was a refugee.'

On Thursday, the board of the National Association of Evangelicals endorsed without dissent a resolution that urges comprehensive immigration reform by the U.S. government. The resolution summarizes the biblical principles that should guide the needed change, but it stops short of endorsing any specific policy proposal. Read the Religion News Service coverage elsewhere on our site, and the resolution itself.

Presenters for the Capitol Hill press conference that followed the vote on the resolution included NAE president Leith Anderson (who reminded those present that Jesus was a refugee), national director of the Vineyard USA Berten Waggoner, president of Elim Fellowship Ronald Burgio, and president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) Samuel Rodriguez.

The NHCLC serves 15 million Hispanic Christians and is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Evangelicals.

I asked Sam a copy of his press conference statement to share with CT's readers:

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