Evangelicals and other Christians may disagree about the right immigration policies of course. The Scriptures and church tradition offer no detailed guidance for modern civil states and immigration law. But Christians have nearly always affirmed obedience to civil law, except when egregiously evil, and absent lawful means for amending the law. The NAE’s chief spokesman has affirmed an Administration’s decision to disregard the law after Congress has declined several times to legalize younger illegal immigrants. - via Evangelicals, Immigration and the Law « Juicy Ecumenism.
I mean, that is the thing right? Sure, Scripture does speak about not putting the sins of the father upon the children, about entreating the Stranger, treating the least of these as Jesus and the like, but they choose to ignore that and say “Obey the Law!!!”
So I have to wonder if the IRD would want us to follow the Jim Crow laws, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, and the Nuremberg Laws of 1935?
So, when all argument fails, it is trust Government and not Jesus? Oh wait, maybe making children suffer because of their parents aren’t egregiously evil… but many Germans didn’t think the Nuremberg Laws were, and many Southerners didn’t think slavery and all laws related to it were extremely evil either.