Tag Archives: Immigration

Oregon State Rep. Mike Nearman on House Bill 2921 and immigration in Oregon 

Eugene Weekly interviewed Oregon state Rep. Mike Nearman about House Bill 2921 and immigration in Oregon. He sent EW a copy of the study he quoted multiple times in his interview. Source: Oregon State Rep. Mike Nearman onHouse Bill 2921 and immigration in Oregon | eugeneweekly.com

‘Anti-Sanctuary’ Legislation Brewing in Oregon

Bill not expected to receive hearing, but petition for ballot measure underway House Bill 2921 would repeal Oregon’s sanctuary state law and mandate that Oregon law enforcement agencies assist in federal immigration enforcement. The bill would also prohibit cities and counties from establishing sanctuary protections.  But Rep. Source: ‘Anti-Sanctuary’ Legislation Brewing in Oregon | eugeneweekly.com

Eastern Oregon has much to lose when it comes to immigration | Opinion

Plenty is bound to change in the first year of a new president, no matter who is elected. And Donald Trump is certainly more of a change agent than any president in recent memory. On immigration, things are in a state of flux. Source: Eastern Oregon has much to lose when it comes to immigration […]
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My Voice: It’s time for some answers

It’s time to ask serious questions about this economy and where legislators believe it’s going. The contradictions in what they’ve campaigned on and what we are now seeing are so significant that we need to hear it from them directly. Source: It’s time for some answers; USFS plan looks to reduce fire danger and improve […]
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As Immigration Policy Shifts, Smarter Strategies are Key

In Oregon, businesses of every size and sector — from apparel, advertising and architecture to health care and high tech — hire from abroad, say the attorneys at Portland-based law firm Tonkon Torp LLP’s Business Immigration practice group. And doing so inevitably raises questions. Source: Oregon Business – As Immigration Policy Shifts, Smarter Strategies are […]
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Police will rely on state statute

Local law enforcement say immigration enforcement plan not likely to make an impact Police officials in Northeast Oregon say the Trump administration’s plan to have local police help federal agents deal with illegal immigrants likely will have little, if any, effect, on their work. That’s due in part to a 30-year-old Oregon law that prohibits […]
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Brown told ICE only targeting ‘violent and dangerous offenders’

Gov. Brown says administration assures her that immigration enforcement actions aren’t targeting those without criminal prosecutions. The nation’s top immigration-enforcement official stressed to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown that the Trump administration is focused on deporting the “violent and dangerous offenders” among the undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Source: Oregon Local News – Brown told ICE […]
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Tue 8 AM | Higher Education Handles Immigration Changes

The American approach to immigration changed with the departure of Barack Obama and the arrival of Donald Trump. And that is a concern for any and all organizations that work with and for immigrants, legal and not. Source: Tue 8 AM | Higher Education Handles Immigration Changes | Jefferson Public Radio

Police will rely on state statute

Local law enforcement say immigration enforcement plan not likely to make an impact Police officials in Northeast Oregon say the Trump administration’s plan to have local police help federal agents deal with illegal immigrants likely will have little, if any, effect, on their work. Source: Police will rely on state statute; Local law enforcement say […]
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Morning Roundup

Gov. Brown meets with Homeland Security, Homer Williams to propose second shelter and legislature could boost tiny home market. Source: Oregon Business – Morning Roundup