Immigrants en In-State Tuition For Undocumented Immigrants In Oregon <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Classes begin next week at state universities around Oregon. This year Oregon becomes one of 15 states with a tuition equity program. That means some young undocumented immigrants will be paying in-state tuition rates rather than out-of-state rates that are three to four times higher.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:13:45 +0000 Jacob Lewis 34630 at Where Are The Foreign Language Households In Washington State? Not Where You Think <p></p><p>New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show the Northwest has fewer people who speak a foreign language at home than the country as a whole. But the highest concentrations of foreign speaking households in the region are not where you might expect.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:38:53 +0000 Jessica Robinson 32227 at Where Are The Foreign Language Households In Washington State? Not Where You Think Oregon Sikhs Remember Those Killed In Shooting <p>Hundreds gathered in Salem Tuesday evening to remember victims of the recent mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Sikh and non-Sikh speakers at the candlelight vigil emphasized peace and unity. Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman spoke with some of those who attended the vigil. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:13:40 +0000 Chris Lehman 13017 at Oregon Sikhs Remember Those Killed In Shooting Softball Knits Northwest Palauan Community <p>This weekend, sports fans worldwide turn their attention to London and the start of the Summer Olympics. But there&#39;s another international athletic competition here in the Northwest that will draw hundreds of immigrants from the tiny island nation of Palau. It&#39;s a softball tournament that&#39;s become a major event in the lives of Pacific Islanders living in our region and beyond. Journalist Bill Lascher has our story. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 12:54:38 +0000 Bill Lascher 12214 at Softball Knits Northwest Palauan Community Forest Service Ordered To Stop Using Border Patrol As Interpreters The U.S. Forest Service can no longer use Border Patrol agents as interpreters. That’s according to an order from the federal agriculture department that was made public this week. <p> The issue stems from a case on the Olympic Peninsula near Forks last year. A Latino man and woman were picking salal … that’s shrub used in floral arrangements. <p> They were stopped by a Forest Service officer who said the couple did not have a permit to harvest salal. The man and woman were not native English speakers. The officer called in Border Patrol agents to interpret and for backup. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:32:39 +0000 Derek Wang 9275 at