Faith Leaders Respond to President Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration

“Today, millions of our neighbors and community members have the security and certainty that they will be able to stay with their families — at least temporarily — without the fear of deportation,” Rabbi Steve Gutow, President of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, said in a press release. “But no Presidential action can fix our broken immigration system. We reaffirm our commitment to a comprehensive, legislative solution. Congress has the ultimate power and must act. In Leviticus 19:34, we are commanded ‘You must love the stranger as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.’ We must remember our tradition, teachings, and history as we work towards making the future brighter for all those who wish to build a home in the United States.” To read the entire article, click here.