We are excited to offer a Fall 2019 Online Course: Bilingual Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community in Oregon. This training is being offered online on a sliding scale basis, from $15-$250 for the 10 week class. No one turned […]
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In Lane County, across the state and the nation, our immigrant and activist communities are being targeted and suppressed by the Trump administration and law enforcement. We are seeing new policies rolling in to silence activists and clear […]
Last week, the Trump Administration lost again in court. This time, the court rejected Trump’s attempt to withdraw federal funding from “sanctuary cities.” Sanctuary cities are those cities that do not require their local police departments to act as de facto federal immigration agents, but instead allow their police departments […]
Yesterday, organizers of the Latinx community in Eugene brought together nearly two hundred members of the Eugene community to stand against the Trump administration’s repeal of the DACA program.
Last week, the Supreme Court issued a number of opinions that will affect the civil rights of millions of Americans. First, the court ruled that during DUI arrests, police can take warrantless breathalyzer tests, but not warrantless blood-draws. Second, the court ruled that universities may implement “race-conscious” affirmative action admission policies. Third, the court deadlocked 4-4 on President Obama’s “deferred-deportation” policy for undocumented immigrants, which leaves in place a lower court preliminary injunction against implementation of that policy.
Last week, a federal court in California held that holding immigrant children from Central America in jail during their immigration proceedings was unlawful because it violates the terms of a nation-wide policy established almost 20 years ago. The court found that the failure to release children, the failure to keep children in a non-secure and licensed child care facility, and the deplorable conditions of holding cells all violate the terms of the government’s own policy on detention of immigrant children.