Immigrants’ rights advocates want clear guidelines for the types of information that state and local agencies can release about undocumented Oregonians. (Greg Wahl-Stephens/Getty Images)
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July 7, 2017
SALEM, Ore. – As Oregon lawmakers enter their final days of the session, immigrants’ rights advocates are pushing state senators to pass a bill protecting the privacy of undocumented Oregonians.
Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum spearheaded House Bill 3464, to give guidelines to state entities on what information can and cannot be shared with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Opponents of the bill say it undermines federal law by shielding people who are undocumented.
But Andrea Williams, executive director of the immigrants’ advocacy group Causa, says the bill is compliant with federal and state laws.
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