Margarita Reyes Pacheco’s story is one of immigration, family and hard work If cranberries decorate your Thanksgiving table or a Christmas wreath adorns your home, you might have Margarita Reyes Pacheco to thank. She’s a Mexican immigrant farmworker who spends … Continue reading Divided by deportation: ‘Hope is what I lean on’
Despite Increased Enforcement—and Misinformation—the Agency No Longer Has Public Information Staff in the Pacific Northwest AROUND the same time US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was sending out erroneous media releases about mass arrests in Portland and Seattle last month, … Continue reading Why Is It So Hard to Figure Out What ICE is Up To?
Lawsuits, political resistance, immigrant rights and the state’s sanctuary law are forming a perfect storm over the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facilities Charles, the manager of a Hood River restaurant, wants his sous chef back. When Immigration and Customs Enforcement … Continue reading What’s the problem with NORCOR?
Portland Musicians Embrace the Challenge of Making Important Political Music Pop music is the meat at the BBQ joint, says rapper Mic Crenshaw—it’ll fill you up with empty calories “and weigh you down, and slow you down.” Political music, the … Continue reading Power & Music To The People