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**Important** At this time, Causa and our partners are not aware of any increased ICE actions planned in Oregon related to national reports . Information is power when it comes to ICE in our communities. Here are 5 things to know: 1. Get a Legal Screening and Know your Immigration Options The key way to… Read more »
**Important** At this time, we and our partners are not aware of any actions planned in our community as a result of President Trump’s hateful tweets. Threats like these are designed to create fear and panic. We encourage our followers to help us fight fear with information. No matter who is president, we all have… Read more »
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 »
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 »
UPDATE (08/13/19): The Department of Homeland Security finalized its “public charge” regulation — a racially-motivated “wealth test” that rigs the rules against immigrants and their families who are on the pathway to a green card. If the Trump Administration gets its way, countless families will be devastated. Remember: even after DHS finalizes the rule, families… Read more »