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  • Oregon House passes illegal immigrant tuition bill

    02/22/2013 5:14:28 PM PST · by AuntB · 24 replies
    Fox 12 ^ | Feb. 22, 2013 | Staff Fox 12
    <p>The Oregon House has voted to extend resident college tuition rates to some young illegal immigrants.</p> <p>The House's 38-18 vote on Friday sends the measure to the Senate. In the last decade, similar legislation has failed twice.</p> <p>The measure would allow students to qualify for in-state tuition at the Oregon's seven public universities if they've attended an Oregon high school for at least three years and lived in the United States for at least five.</p>
  • Is an immigration bill coming to Oregon?

    08/08/2010 8:19:03 PM PDT · by AuntB · 29 replies
    KTVL Medford ^ | Aug. 8, 2010 | Katie Conner
    MEDFORD ORE. – Sal Esquivel, supporter of Arizona's immigration bill, is now proposing his own bill to cut down on the number of illegal immigrants in Oregon. “It's about a $7 million problem for taxpayers,” said Sal Esquivel. Esquivel ‘s bill would require businesses to use e-verification, a system that uses an applicant' social security number, passport or green cards to verify that he or she is a legal citizen of the Untied States. Employers who hire illegal workers would be disciplined. Esquivel proposed the bill last legislative session but it got turned down. Democratic Representative Peter Buckley says the...