immigration

Local protesters call on congress to cut ICE funding

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Tuesday, September 10th, members of the Oregon District 2 chapter of Indivisible, and its supporters rallied in Medford. They were calling on Congress to pull funding from immigration and customs enforcement. Protestors say they feel the government is …

New U.S. citizens sworn in at OSF

 ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s a dream of many immigrants living in America—to become a U.S. citizen. A naturalization ceremony took place at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, it’s the first time OSF has hosted the event. “It feels pretty exciting,” said citizenship recipient Marianne …

Local immigration protests continue

Grants Pass, Ore. – President Trump’s administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy has sparked numerous protests across the U.S. The Josephine Social Justice Alliance organized another rally outside of the Josephine County Courthouse Thursday. Their message — this practice is unacceptable. “We know there …

Unete reacts to national immigration policy

Medford, Ore. – Unete has been in the Rogue Valley for about 20 years, and they’ve made it their mission to advocate for farm workers and immigrants in the area. Along with other protests across the country, they organized last week’s rally …

Rogue Valley activists rally for immigrant rights

Medford, Ore. – Rogue Valley activists rallied in Downtown Medford this afternoon, demanding the government stop separating immigrant families at the U.S. border. Protesters at the rally say this event is all about bringing awareness to U.S. immigration policies. The Vogel Plaza …