Sanctuary bill in 2019 Legislature

HB 2932, “Relating to the immigration status of criminal defendants; declaring an emergency.  Prohibits court from inquiring into defendant’s immigration status or requiring defendant to disclose defendant’s immigration status at time of plea or at any other time during criminal proceeding.  Requires court to allow defendant, upon request, additional time for plea decision after informing defendant about possible adverse immigration consequences of plea. Declares emergency, effective on passage.”

Written statements submitted in opposition to HB 2932, at House Hearing, 3/18/2019

In alphabetical order by first name

Cynthia Kendoll -

David Wall –

Elizabeth Van Staaveren –

Jerry Ritter -

Jim Ludwick -

Lyneil Vandermolen –

Richard LaMountain –


Written statements submitted in support of HB 2932, at House Hearing, 3/18/2019

In alphabetical order by name of organization

1. ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon), Leland Baxter-Neal, Staff  Attorney.

2. AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association), Cindy del Rosario, Immigration Attorney, Gonzales and Gonzales Law Offices.     ttps//

3. Causa, Andrea Williams, Executive Director.

4. OCDLA (Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Mary Sofia, Legislative Director.

5. OCDLA (Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Kacy Jones, Attorney, Metropolitan Public Defender.

6. OJRC (Oregon Justice Research Center, Immigrant Rights Project), Joseph Justin Rollin and Erin L. McKee, Attorneys and Co-Directors.

7. PCUN (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste), Martha Sonato, Political Director.