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Citizens of Springfield Oregon Worry about New Immigration Proposals

Citizens of Springfield, Oregon, weigh in on the immigration proposals released by the bipartisan Senate and the Republicans of the House of Representatives. Jay Rogers 2.8.2013 Springfield, Ore. — Jose Magana, a self-described “undocumented immigrant” in the US, shared his … Continue reading

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Springfield Opinions: Immigration Reform

By Nick Schwarz Springfield, Ore.- Immigration reform is the hot topic in the senate right now and so far no bill has been proposed. With a growing population of illegal immigrants comes the need to reexamine laws regarding their status … Continue reading

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Midterm: Springfield Weighs in on Immigration

By Casey Pechan Recently the Senate has taken a break from discussing gun control to propose a possible immigration reform which was quickly countered by House Republicans. Here in Springfield Oregon, residents had equally differentiating opinions. SPRINGFIELD- Like most Americans, … Continue reading

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Know your Passion, Challenge Preconceptions, Write, Write, Write, and Talk to People.

Ruxandra Guidi Border Reporter, KPBS Public Radio & Fronteras RuxandraGuidi (twitter) Ruxandra Guidi is a Fronteras reporter for KPBS in San Diego. She covers the United States-Mexico border, immigration issues, and culture. Her previous work includes reporting and production for … Continue reading

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Immigration Tweeters

In the digital age we find ourselves in, social media continues to transform communication. Twitter is a social medium that allows a user to post a “tweet” of 140 characters to his/her feed. Twitterers “follow” other tweeters who are of … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Beat Blog on Mexican Immigration

When I was in the eighth grade, my Dad packed us up and we moved from our safe little home in the sticks of northeastern Montana to the far end of nowhere Alaska. Bethel, Alaska, located approximately 400 miles due … Continue reading

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Who Is Illegal? Media Analysis

by MJ Who is illegal? This is the question at the heart of the article “Student’s Arrest Tests Immigration Policy” by Robbie Brown for the New York Times. Is illegal a matter of documentation or a matter of who the … Continue reading

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Analysis: Protest Against America’s Toughest Sheriff Turns Violent in Arizona

I read an article about an altercation between Arizona police officers and protesters marching for immigrant rights. The protesters were angry about Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s tactics. Arpaio has become a very controversial figure in the immigration debate. Arpaio … Continue reading

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