The Bible and Immigration

 By Shane Vander Hart - Posted at Caffeinated Thoughts:

Christians hold various opinions about illegal immigration. Shane Vander Hart discusses what the Bible says about immigrants and what it means for Christians.

The current border crisis brings the immigration debate to the forefront once again. had conservations about DACA, border security, and immigration in general with several Christian friends who hold different positions on this contentious issue. One thing I’ve noticed from those on the evangelical left, or at least those who favor amnesty for illegal immigrants, that they believe scripture supports their particular position. The Bible does have much to say in the Old Testament about how the Israelites were to treat sojourners (foreign settlers) in their midst.

There is no denying that God expected His people to treat sojourners with dignity and respect. Here are some of the verses that speak to that.

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