Congress is just days away from its Christmas break. A national coalition of evangelical Christians that includes pastors in Georgia is still pressing Washington lawmakers to address immigration. And the evangelicals remain hopeful a bill will pass soon. The Evangelical Immigration Table will run newspaper ads this month in North Carolina and Texas. Aimed at House Speaker John Boehner, they read, “We’re praying for you, Speaker Boehner.” With these ads, the group of pastors has invested $1 million in the issue.
A group of Georgia's state senators is urging the state's U.S. senators to vote "no" on the proposed federal immigration bill that's under consideration. Eleven Republican state senators sent a letter Tuesday to Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Sen. Johnny Isakson, both of whom are also Republicans.