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Why Are Churches and Pastors Being Blocked from Helping Out with the Flood of Illegal Immigrant Kids?

July 10, 2014

Will the White House lift the ban on Christians volunteering at overwhelmed detention camps packed with illegal immigrant children on America’s southern border? That’s the question Texans Chris Liebrum of the Baptist General Convention and Arne Nelson of Catholic Charities raised with President Obama in a brief meeting in Dallas following reports that federal officials have turned away Christian groups bringing toys, blankets and food to the gates of the camps.



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