Oregon Legislators Want To Reinstate Driving Privileges For Undocumented Immigrants

When Isa Peña was a senior in high school in 2012, she enjoyed a privilege that so many students hope for: She drove herself to school. But that privilege came with a responsibility. She also had to drive her parents and two younger siblings anywhere they needed to go. That meant using school time, and even leaving … More Oregon Legislators Want To Reinstate Driving Privileges For Undocumented Immigrants

Majority Of Immigrant Detainees At Oregon Prison Aren’t From Where You Think

Although news accounts have focused on the plight of Latino immigrants separated from their families, the majority of the detainees being housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, are not from Mexico or Latin America. The 121 men were detained at the U.S.-Mexican border. But according to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 52 of … More Majority Of Immigrant Detainees At Oregon Prison Aren’t From Where You Think

2020 Census Provokes Mixed Reactions On Citizenship Question

Like many of his neighbors, Bernie Michel came to Hartford from somewhere else. In Michel’s case, Ohio. But for more than two decades he’s lived in Asylum Hill, an area of Hartford that’s become a resettling haven for immigrants and refugees — so many that the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association established its Welcoming Committee five … More 2020 Census Provokes Mixed Reactions On Citizenship Question