Tag Archives: Sanctuary State Law

Column: No sanctuary for area’s homeless;

Oregon is a sanctuary state, thanks to a law approved by the state Legislature in 1987. It was approved, in part, because of the humiliation of a legal immigrant from Mexico 10 years earlier. The man sued, won, and his lawyer later was elected to the Legislature. What happened there is history. Oregon bars the […]
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Sanctuary lawsuit against California could impact Oregon – Capital Bureau

Legal experts say California is likely being used as an example to Oregon and other sanctuary states and cities. While California’s sanctuary laws are bolder than Oregon’s, the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit against California announced Wednesday could portend legal action against other states. Source: Sanctuary lawsuit against California could impact Oregon – Capital Bureau […]
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Department Of Justice Threatens To Subpoena Oregon Over Immigration Policies 

The U.S. Department of Justice is threatening to subpoena the state of Oregon and 22 other jurisdictions, demanding they prove they’re complying with federal immigration policy. Source: Department Of Justice Threatens To Subpoena Oregon Over Immigration Policies . News | OPB

U.S. Department of Justice Renews Threat to Pull Funding From Oregon Over Sanctuary State Policies

The federal agency says Oregon signed on to follow its rules when it took $2 million in fiscal year 2016. Oregon officials disagree. Source: U.S. Department of Justice Renews Threat to Pull Funding From Oregon Over Sanctuary State Policies

U.S. DOJ renews threats over state’s sanctuary status

U.S. DOJ renews threats over state’s sanctuary status. In a letter sent to 23 jurisdictions nationwide, DOJ officials threatened to confiscate federal criminal justice funding from cities, counties and states that refuse to assist federal authorities in enforcing U.S. immigration law. The U.S. Department of Justice has threatened to subpoena local officials and to confiscate […]
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Oregon sanctuary state status draws DOJ threats

A high-level U.S. Department of Justice official sent a threatening letter to Oregon criminal justice officials Wednesday, demanding documents about the state’s compliance with a federal immigration law and saying they “will subpoena” the records if Oregon fails to give them over by deadline. Source: Oregon sanctuary state status draws DOJ threats

Sponsors of Anti-Sanctuary State Measure Say Petitioning Setback Won’t Stop Oregon Ballot Drive

A group seeking to repeal a controversial Oregon law on immigration says it will have to toss about 8,000 signatures. But the leader of the group says it won’t deter them from moving forward with putting a measure on the November ballot that would overturn Oregon’s sanctuary law. Source: Sponsors of Anti-Sanctuary State Measure Say Petitioning […]
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In Tussle Over Federal Dollars, Oregon Says It’s Following Immigration Law

In a letter sent Tuesday, Oregon sought to assure the federal government that the state is in compliance with federal immigration laws. Source: In Tussle Over Federal Dollars, Oregon Says It’s Following Immigration Law

Judge Hears Arguments Over Whether Oregon Jail Violates Sanctuary Law

A Wasco County judge heard oral arguments Wednesday about whether a regional jail is violating Oregon’s sanctuary state law. Source: Judge Hears Arguments Over Whether Oregon Jail Violates Sanctuary Law

Feds threaten to end state’s criminal justice funds

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked the state to address whether its sancutary laws violate new compliance requirements of grants that provide millions to Oregon law enforcement. The U.S. Department of Justice has asked the state to address whether its sancutary laws violate new compliance requirements of grants that provide millions to Oregon law […]
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