Tag Archives: Immigration

Trump’s Vow To Squeeze ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Could Play Havoc With Health Programs

Trump’s Vow To Squeeze ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Could Play Havoc With Health Programs The Trump administration’s tough stance on immigration has some local health department officials worried it could spur cuts in federal funding and complicate a wide variety of programs, from efforts to battle the opioid epidemic to domestic violence initiatives. Source: Trump’s Vow To […]
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May Day march will close some Salem streets

The annual May Day rally and march at the Oregon State Capitol will close a number of Salem streets Monday. Causa, an immigrant rights organization co-hosting the 12th annual rally with the Oregon School Employees Association, is expecting 1,000 attendees to fill the Capitol steps and march through downtown Salem as part of the national […]
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President Trump’s first 100 days stoke fears and hopes among Oregon economists

In his first 100 days in office, President Trump may be short on tangible ­accomplishments, but he is long on stoking Oregoninans’ fears and hopes. He vowed to rewrite trade deals and deport millions of immigrants living in the country illegally. Source: President Trump’s first 100 days stoke fears and hopes among Oregon economists | […]
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Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants. Source: Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

Civil rights lessons to be learned in Oregon’s geography — Guest opinion

Thanks to Donald Trump’s election and his statements and policies since the inauguration, students in my introductory economic geography class seem to be significantly more eager than ever to connect our academic discussions to real world happenings. On their own! Source: Civil rights lessons to be learned in Oregon’s geography (Guest opinion) | OregonLive.com

Oregon GOP alleges ethics breach at immigrant court hearing

  Oregon Republican Party chairman Bill Currier has filed a complaint about a Portland judicial official who allegedly helped a defendant avoid federal immigration agents. Currier said Thursday he wants the Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness to determine whether Multnomah County court referee Monica Herranz committed an ethical breach by allowing a man who pleaded […]
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Republican files complaint about judicial officer helping man escape immigration agents

The chairman of the Oregon Republican Party sent a complaint this week to the state judicial fitness commission calling for consequences for a Multnomah County Circuit Court judicial official who allegedly helped a criminal defendant elude capture by federal immigration agents. Source: Republican files complaint about judicial officer helping man escape immigration agents | OregonLive.com

Oregon GOP Files Misconduct Complaint Against Multnomah County Court Official Who Helped Immigrant Escape ICE

Oregon Republican Party chairman Bill Currier has filed an official complaint with the state against a Multnomah County court referee for allegedly helping an undocumented immigrant elude federal agents, party officials announced. As WW reported in January, Monica Herranz allegedly allowed the defendant to exit her courtroom through an employee door. Source: Oregon GOP Files […]
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Legislation could prevent some deportations of legal immigrants

The proposal is in an amendment to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s bill to discourage racial profiling. Source: Oregon Local News – Legislation could prevent some deportations of legal immigrants

Oregon’s chief justice urges feds to keep immigration agents out of courthouses

The chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court wrote a letter Thursday to top leaders in the Trump administration, urging U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stop making arrests in and around Oregon’s courthouses. Chief Justice Thomas Balmer sent his letter to U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly. Source: Oregon’s […]
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