KLCC presents a year-long series on Immigration in Oregon beginning July, 2017. Stories will air monthly during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
The series is reported by KLCC's Jacob Lewin and Karen Richards, and funded by the University of Oregon's Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Stories are designed to coincide with the Center's 2017-2019 Theme of Inquiry: Borders, Migration and Belonging.
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Episode 1 - July 9, 2017
When a Parent is Taken from the Home by Jacob Lewin
This story deals with the increased enforcement efforts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in the Northwest and, in particular, how deporting a parent impacts a family and the community.
Episode 2 - August 10, 2017
Oregonians Frustrated by Stagnant Immigration Laws by Karen Richards
Nearly 400,000 Oregonians were born in another country; about 115,000 are undocumented. This story sets out to learn where we stand, learning that while global migration is in crisis, U.S. policy is static.