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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Evangelical Group on DACA: "The Bible Does Not Teach Open Borders"

By Rick Pearcey • September 5, 2017, 11:04 AM

Ian Mason reports at Breitbart:

Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration (EBI), a group of faith leaders and other Evangelical Christian conservative activists, offered President Donald Trump and the GOP Congressional leadership advice on the impending end of DACA.

"While some faith groups use selective Bible words for open borders and amnesty, we consider the whole counsel of scripture," the letter reads. "We find that the bible does not teach open borders, but wise welcome."

Addressed to the president, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the letter comes as President Trump is rumored to be on the verge of announcing the repeal of President Barack Obama's Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

"DACA, a legally questioned executive order, offers amnesty and work authorization to hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens in direct contradiction of federal immigration law. Contrary to popular portrayal, DACA does not affect illegal alien children," Breitbart reports. "The average age of illegal aliens protected by DACA is 25."

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