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PORTLAND: At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy for illegal border-crossers, a US Senator’s office said on Wednesday.
s many as 52 immigrants of Indian origin are among the people detained by American authorities in Oregon over allegations of illegal entry in the country, an American politician has disclosed. A total of 123 illegal immigrants are being held at the Sheridan prison in Yamhill county in the U.S. state, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici wrote in her blog.
Several people from South Asia, including many Indians, are among those detained by U.S. immigration authorities at a federal prison in Oregon for illegally entering the country.
An Oregon senator has claimed that over 100 undocumented migrants are being held 'in limbo' in a federal prison because other jails have insufficient space.
WASHINGTON - On the heels of a letter Wednesday by Oregon's Democrats in Congress calling for an end to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, the president's new executive order brought a caustic reaction from Sen. Ron Wyden.
Trump said repeatedly at an Oval Office signing event that his executive order will "keep families together."
June 20, 2018 4:00 a.m. Four members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation are demanding that federal officials immediately reverse the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance policy that they say has left asylum seekers in federal prisons.
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy for illegal border-crossers, a U.S. Senator's office said on Wednesday.
BEAVERTON, OR - From The Coalition of Communities of Color: The Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC) and members of its steering committee gathered with elected leaders Monday for the introduction and release of groundbreaking research into the lived experiences of communities of color in Washington Count
A group of 52 Indians, mostly Sikhs, has been held at a detention centre in the US State of Oregon for being part of a large contingent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum, an American lawmaker has said.
The Indians form the largest group of detainees in the total 123 illegal immigrants being held at a facility in Sheridan.
Oregon, June 20: At least 52 Indians, mostly Sikh, have been detained at the Oregon detention centre for illegal migration to the United States. The group, according to the reports, part of a large contingent of illegal immigrants seeking asylum. The Indians form the largest group of detainees in the total 123 illegal immigrants being held at a facility in Sheridan.