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OKG Newsletter

Topic: immigration

Raising Arizona


Clifton Adcock
With ‘Arizona-plus’ legislation, state Rep. Randy Terrill hopes to ‘go beyond what Arizona has done’ in reforming Oklahoma’s illegal immigration policy.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Gerry Bonds invites you into ‘The Living Room’

Longtime TV anchor moves to radio.


Carmen Forman
The second episode of a longtime Oklahoma journalist’s new radio program on KOSU-FM, “The Living Room with Gerry Bonds,” will focus on education in America.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011

American DREAM

A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.


Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who may be eligible.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Viva la comunidad

Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.


Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Looking Askew

Rilla Askew’s latest novel deals with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a controversial Oklahoma law.


Sarah Lobban
Rilla Askew
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 N.W. Expressway

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

For the unauthorized

Letters to the Editor

Jake Fisher
I often hear “fairness” and “rule of law” invoked by opponents of immigration reform measures that would normalize the status of unauthorized immigrants within the U.S.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Deportation is too steep a penalty


While I have never previously commented publicly about any political controversy, I now feel compelled to speak out on an issue that has far-reaching political effects but which I believe is really a moral issue.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Immigrants’ actions prove worth


Neomi Jimenez
Congress must reform America’s immigration laws to restore the dream of our founding fathers: A nation that welcomes new citizens and treats them as the valuable resource they are.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Fort Sill has become a destination for thousands of undocumented minors.


Ben Felder
Stripped of the politics, accusations of secrecy and policy debates, at the center of the ongoing immigration crisis plaguing the nation are children desperate enough to risk everything just to touch American soil.
Friday, July 11, 2014