Oregon Has the Nation’s Oldest Sanctuary Law. It Might Not Survive This Election.
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Oregon Has the Nation’s Oldest Sanctuary Law. It Might Not Survive This Election.

Thirty years before blue states like California went to war with the Trump administration over enforcing immigration policies, an Oregon state representative named Rocky Barilla proposed the law that created the nation’s first sanctuary state. At the time, he recalls, it wasn’t controversial. “Republicans loved it,” says Barilla, now retired. Continue reading