Tag Archives: Sanctuary State Law

Sanctuary state repeal initiative makes November ballot

Supporters of Initiative Petition 22 want Oregon to abide by federal immigration law, but opponents say it could lead to racial profiling. Source: Sanctuary state repeal initiative makes November ballot

Anti-sanctuary state initiative qualifies for November ballot

Voters will decide the future of Oregon’s long-standing sanctuary state status in November after an initiative challenging the law qualified for the ballot Tuesday. Source: Anti-sanctuary state initiative qualifies for November ballot

Measure To Repeal Oregon’s Sanctuary Law Makes November Ballot

Initiative Petition 22 would scrap Oregon’s longstanding protections for undocumented immigrants. Opponents have vowed to battle the measure. Source: Measure To Repeal Oregon’s Sanctuary Law Makes November Ballot

Sanctuary repeal qualifies for ballot

Initiative Petition 22 – Stop Oregon Sanctuaries – had more than enough valid signatures to secure a place on the ballot for the Nov. 6 general election. Source: Sanctuary repeal qualifies for ballot

Proposed repeal of Oregon ‘sanctuary’ law qualifies for November ballot

An effort to repeal Oregon’s “sanctuary” law has qualified for the Nov. 6 ballot, the state Elections Division announced Tuesday.Initiative Petition 22 ended up with easily enough valid signatures to go to voters, thanks to an 86.2 percent verification rate. That rate meant the measure cleared the required threshold of 88,184 valid signatures by roughly […]
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Police, business speak out against sanctuary law repeal

Oregonians United Against Profiling – a coalition of business, labor, immigrant rights group and law enforcement – argue that the state’s 30-year-old sanctuary law helps reduce racial profiling and protects civil rights. Law enforcement and business representatives on Monday, July 9, announced their opposition to an initiative petition to repeal the statewide sanctuary law. Source: […]
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Sanctuary law repeal likely to be on ballot

The official opposition to Initiative Petition 22 launched Friday – the same day petitioners submitted more than 110,000 signatures to land the measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. An initiative to repeal Oregon’s sanctuary law appears likely to go before voters on the Nov. 6 statewide ballot. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Sanctuary law repeal […]
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Abortion, Immigration Opponents Say They Will Have Oregon Ballot Measures In November

Supporters of controversial initiatives on abortion and immigration hope to qualify for the November ballot in Oregon. Supporters of controversial initiatives on abortion and immigration hope to qualify for the November ballot in Oregon after they turned in the last of their petition signatures before the Friday afternoon deadline. The two initiatives – which seek […]
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IP 22 backers want ‘sanctuary’ law put to vote

Allegations against a paid signature-gathering firm employed by the campaign could affect whether the signatures supporters plan to submit to the Secretary of State’s Office Friday are deemed valid. Amid fervent protest of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, supporters of an initiative petition to end Oregon’s […]
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Guest column: Voters should repeal Oregon sanctuary law

Should Oregon law provide sanctuary to illegal immigrants? This year, voters may get the chance to decide. Activists affiliated with Oregonians for Immigration Reform are collecting signatures to seek to qualify a measure for the November ballot that would enable voters to repeal Oregon Revised Statute 181A.820. Source: Guest column: Voters should repeal Oregon sanctuary […]
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