KBOO reporter Jennifer Kemp spoke to ACLU's Becky Strauss about ACT network members trying bring an end to ICE holds in Multnomah County jails on December 19th 2012. ICE holds, requests from federal immigration departments to hold immigrants in jail until they are deported, wreak havok on immigrant communities. With the threat of ICE holds always present, community members are much less likely to interact with police for any reason. Strauss discusses the affects of ICE holds on immigrant communities and the juridistiction of ICE holds.
Join Greg Palast and i on Thursday March 21 @ 8:30AM as we discuss the death of Hugo Chavez and the rebuilding of the Republican Party. This is the kick-off of our Spring membership drive! It is always a pleasure to kick-off the drive with Greg's insightful conversations and fun thank you gifts.
About Greg Palast
Greg Palast is the author of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, Vultures' Picnic and the New York Times bestsellers, Armed Madhouse and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
Melanie Davis is the owner of the media company Brilliant Media. Through it, she and her team of nearly 70 employees and staff nationwide operate Su Publico Ad Agency, El Hispanic News and Proud Queer Monthly. Despite her youth, the road to magnate has been a long one, beginning with an iconic grandmother in her childhood New Mexico. Don Merrill talks with lesbian latina Melanie Davis about what she loves about Portland, the publishing business and why she's OK crashing business meetings in her Harley gear.