Reacting To The State Of The Union

OPB | Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY: President Obama spoke of "turning the page" in his 2015 State of the Union address.

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

OPB | 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.

News Roundtable: November 21, 2014

OPB | Nov. 21, 2014

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

Supporters Rally For Immigrant In Sanctuary

OPB | 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.

News Roundtable: July 3, 2014

OPB | July 03, 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.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB | June 11, 2014

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

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

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

Tuiton Equity Reaches Universities

OPB | July 15, 2013

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

Becoming A U.S. Citizen

OPB | April 17, 2013

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

Sheriff Changes Detention Policy

OPB | April 04, 2013

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

OPB | March 21, 2013

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

OPB | Feb. 01, 2013

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

Same-Sex Couples & Immigration

OPB | Aug. 28, 2012

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

New Immigration Law

OPB | Aug. 15, 2012

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

OPB | June 15, 2012

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

Mexican IDs in Oregon

OPB | May 07, 2012

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


OPB | July 11, 2011

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

Jack Bogdanski

OPB | July 06, 2011

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

OPB | Sept. 30, 2010

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