Oregon PSR opposes Initiative Petition 22 (IP 22), an attempt by the anti-immigrant hate group Oregonians for Immigration Reform (OFIR) to repeal our state’s 30-year-old inclusivity law (ORS 181A.820) prohibiting the use of state and local resources to enforce federal immigration law. OFIR is recognized by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a nativist extremist group with ties to white nationalism.
If successful, IP 22 would put repealing our 1987 inclusivity law, which is strongly supported by state and local law enforcement, onto Oregon's November 2018 ballot. Read our full statement here.
What you can do:
Pledge No on IP22 to keep Oregon a welcoming state, and refuse to sign petitions to get IP22 on the ballot.
Keep an eye out for IP22 Signature Gatherers: Read up on What to Do if You Encounter an IP22 Signature Gatherer.
Read the One Oregon IP22 Factsheet.
Read the Center for New Community factsheets on OFIR and Oregon's Anti-Immigration Movement and on the Environment and the Anti-Immigrant Movement in Oregon.
Read Oregon PSR's Deportation and Public Health factsheet!
Stay tuned for more resources and opportunities to get involved!