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Federal officials turned away a group of Oregon congressmen and the governor after they asked for a tour of a Portland facility that houses immigrant children.
Oregon's U.S. senators, both Democrats, agree on thwarting President Donald Trump's next nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley agree that Senate Democrats will need to stick together — the 47 Democrats are joined by two independents — and also enlist support from a handful of Republicans, who hold a one-vote majority in the chamber.
Oregon's 1st District representative, also top Democrat on the House environment subcommittee, said administrator 'put nation at risk' with policies, not just his spending abuses and questions about government ethics.
Three of the highest-ranking Democrats in Oregon—U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici—are sounding an alarm over what a new Supreme Court justice could mean for legal abortion in the United States.
Portland Ore – Senator Jeff Merkley, Governor Kate Brown and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici joined with Planned Parenthood and others Thursday to rally Oregonians to pressure members of the Senate to block any presidential nominee for the Supreme Court who would threaten a woman’s constitutional right to have an abortion.
The US Supreme Court announced its opinion on the Janus vs. ASCME case this morning, ruling that government workers who choose not to join unions will not be required to pay union fees to fund collective bargaining work.
SHERIDAN, Ore. – Some faith communities in Oregon are holding their Sunday services outside of a federal prison in Sheridan, where more than 100 undocumented immigrants seeking asylum are being held.
majority of them from India. Photo credit: www.bop.gov
US lawmakers denounce President Trump’s cruel and callous ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration policy.
It’s undeniable that all over the world, young people are making waves. From gun control to higher education, the millennial generation has proven itself as one that shouldn’t be underestimated.
Over 40 Indian immigrants are being held at a detention center in New Mexico over alleged attempts to enter the United States illegally, according to the Hindu. As many as 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, are lodged at a facility in Oregon, reports that emerged earlier this week had said.