immigration http://ijpr.org en Still Awaiting Congressional Attention: Immigration Reform http://ijpr.org/post/still-awaiting-congressional-attention-immigration-reform <p>The continuing deadlock in Congress leaves plenty of work unfinished.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Federal government shutdown and debt ceiling aside, there are still important pieces of legislation languishing--immigration reform among them.&nbsp; Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:37:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 1328 at http://ijpr.org Still Awaiting Congressional Attention: Immigration Reform Tuition Equity Law Now In Use At Oregon State Universities http://ijpr.org/post/tuition-equity-law-now-use-oregon-state-universities <p>The terminology has changed a bit, and so have some of the approaches.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The people once called &quot;illegal aliens&quot; are now generally called &quot;undocumented immigrants,&quot; and laws are being written to accommodate the ones who came to the United States as children.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:28:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 954 at http://ijpr.org Tuition Equity Law Now In Use At Oregon State Universities California Immigrants Get New Protections http://ijpr.org/post/california-immigrants-get-new-protections <p>California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that immigration advocates have long considered a top priority.</p><p>The measure, known as the &quot;TRUST Act&quot; is one of a number of bills backed by immigration advocates that the governor signed over the weekend. It&#39;s intended to protect undocumented immigrants arrested for minor crimes from being turned over to the federal government for possible deportation.</p><p>Brown vetoed the &quot;TRUST Act&quot; last year, citing concerns from law enforcement groups. This year, he worked with both sides to craft a compromise.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:26:36 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 1017 at http://ijpr.org