On Wednesday, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution
supporting government efforts to provide paths to citizenship for
undocumented immigrants and pledged that churches work toward just
treatment of people regardless of legal status, Baptist News reported.
White evangelicals, a category that includes many Southern Baptists,
don’t generally take a positive position on undocumented immigrants
living in the U.S. They are three times more likely to say “better
border security” should be the focus of the immigration issue than they
are to prioritize “creating a path to citizenship,” according to
research by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.
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