Month: October 2013

Immigrants Enduring Brutal Path to Citizenship; Determined to Prevail by Pete Shaw

The Obama Administration is barreling toward a milestone, one it probably would like kept in the shadows. Sometime in the next few weeks, the number of people without documentation deported since President Obama took office in 2009 will exceed 2 million. It’s an astounding number–far more than the Bush Administration deported–and it is puzzling considering …

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Portland Tax Dollars Supporting Private Prisons; Group Demands Divestment by Pete Shaw

On Tuesday October 15th about 40 people gathered outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building on NW Broadway demanding that the City of Portland divest from the for-profit prison industry, and as well that Sheriff Staton drop the ICE Hold on Oregon Dream Activist Manny Perez. The rally, organized by the Portland Private Prison …

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