OPB | Broadcast: March 13, 2017
What does the Mohamad Mohamud case tell us about the Trump administration's travel ban? Also, we discuss Tacoma's ICE detention facility, redistricting in Oregon, and two competing family leave bills in the Oregon Legislature.
OPB | Broadcast: March 9, 2017
A new bill would expand the Oregon Health Plan to cover undocumented children. We also learn about a program which organizes adult volunteers to teach other adults English. And the ACLU is negotiating with Portland over an ordinance that would keep some people out of City Council meetings.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 15, 2017
The UO has appointed a resource person for undocumented and international students. A community movement to help people age in place is 15 years old. And local filmmaker Matt McCormick tells us about his his new film.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017
Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2016
Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016
Anand Tawker, a former director of emerging markets in India for Hewlett Packard, says he hopes the "American Dream" can become more substantive and meaningful for more Americans.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2016
What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?
OPB | Broadcast: June 29, 2016
Harney County Judge Steve Grasty survived a recall election, a class action lawsuit on behalf of unaccompanied immigrant minors moves forward, firefighters in Southern Oregon are under attack for enforcing laws, and OHSU neuroscientist explains the connections between the brain and music.
OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2016
We explore oil train traffic on the Washington side of the gorge, how Native American tribes are preparing for a Cascadia earthquake, the psychology of imaginary friends, and how post-Soviet immigrant families navigate generational and cultural divides.
OPB | Broadcast: March 8, 2016
We hear about the investigation into the death of LaVoy Finicum. Then we talk to the author of "The Book of Unknown Americans" in front of a live audience at Literary Arts.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2016
We get the lawmaker perspective from Harney County, talk to Burke Jam about his sound art, and hear from journalist Brent Walth about his article looking at a possible ballot measure that would declare English as the state's official language.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2015
For immigrants and refugees in Oregon, it can be even more difficult to prepare for the upcoming Cascadia earthquake.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2015
A group from Lewis & Clark Law School traveled to a new immigrant detention center for women and children in Texas to offer free legal services.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 21, 2014
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.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 21, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2014
TUESDAY: Federal immigration agents sought to detain Francisco Aguirre earlier this month, but he remains at a northeast Portland church, where he sought sanctuary.
OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2014
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.
OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.
OPB | Broadcast: April 22, 2014
MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.