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President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: We get reaction to President Obama's speech, which outlined executive action to provide temporary relief for nearly five million immigrants who are in the country illegally.

News Roundtable: November 21, 2014

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Supporters Rally For Immigrant In Sanctuary

OPB |Sept. 30, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Federal immigration agents sought to detain Francisco Aguirre earlier this month, but he remains at a northeast Portland church, where he sought sanctuary.

News Roundtable: July 3, 2014

OPB |July 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: In this special edition of the news roundtable, we'll review some of the biggest news stories of the week and discuss the measures could end up on your November ballot.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Oregon Counties Abandon Immigration Hold Policies

OPB |April 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.

News Roundtable: January 3, 2014

OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Tuiton Equity Reaches Universities

July 15, 2013 12:20 p.m.

A new law now gives some undocumented students living in Oregon in-state tuition at public universities

Becoming A U.S. Citizen

April 17, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll hear the stories of people who are becoming U.S. citizens at a ceremony on Wednesday.

Sheriff Changes Detention Policy

April 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Multnomah County Sheriff Daniel Staton says he won't hold undocumented immigrants for deportation when they are jailed for low-level crimes.

Tax Literacy For Immigrants

March 21, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Getting your taxes done right is complicated enough if you're a lifelong, English-speaking native. What about if you've recently moved here from another country?

News Roundtable: Feb. 1, 2013

Feb. 01, 2013 12:15 p.m.

We'll review the top regional and national news of the week.

Same-Sex Couples & Immigration

Aug. 28, 2012 12:30 p.m.

Same-sex couples face difficult choices when one partner is from another country.

New Immigration Law

Aug. 15, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Today is the first day that young immigrants can apply to live and work without fear of deportation under a new Obama policy.

Obama Changes Deportation Policy

June 15, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The Obama Administration announced this morning it will change its deportation policy for undocumented youth.

Mexican IDs in Oregon

May 07, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Law enforcement in Oregon will accept IDs issued by the Mexican government as a form of identification for traffic stops and other minor incidents.


July 11, 2011 9:40 a.m.

Oregon businesses are split on the use of an online government system to verify an employee's legal status.

Jack Bogdanski

July 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Portland blogger Jack Bogdanski writes about whatever is on his mind: city politics, the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the curse of fruitful plum trees. He's in the news himself this week for a post that sparked a federal investigation.

Northwest Passages: Brian Doyle

Sept. 30, 2010 9 a.m.

First time novelist Brian Doyle sings a song of Oregon in Mink River.

No-Fly List

July 06, 2010 9 a.m.

The ACLU calls the the U.S. Government's "no-fly" list "un-American and unconstitutional". What do you think?

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