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Oregon anti-poverty and immigrant rights advocates join the fight to stop Trump proposal to limit green cards for low income families

Oregon anti-poverty and immigrant rights advocates join the fight to stop Trump proposal to limit green cards for low income families Protect Oregon’s Immigrant Families is a network of organizations who are united in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposal to expand the “public charge” definition, limiting green card access for families with lower incomes…. Read more »

Public Charge FAQ: Public Benefits, Immigration, and Your Family

1.) WHAT IS PUBLIC CHARGE ? Public Charge is the term used by immigration officials, historically referring to people who primarily rely on government cash assistance, to support themselves. Being a “public charge” can impact a person’s eligibility for a green card or visa. 2 .) WHY IS IT IN THE NEWS? The federal government… Read more »

Statement regarding I-9 audit and rumors of raids in NW Oregon

OIR’s admins at Causa are aware of rumors that ICE is preparing to conduct raids in the Portland Metro area. As of this time, we have no verified reports that these rumors are true. We encourage our community to stand together, remain calm, and seek to verify rumors before they are spread. When seeking legal… Read more »

January 2018 DACA update/Actualización sobre DACA del Enero, 2018

A January 9, 2018 decision in federal court halted the Trump administration’s plan to cancel DACA. USCIS is again accepting applications from DACA renewal applicants. For more information: Read USCIS’ guidelines here Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions here. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Una decisión en la corte federal en Enero del 2018 detuvo los planes de la administración de… Read more »