Oregon immigrants, allies head to California border supporting undocumented group attempting to cross

Article author: 
Andrea Castillo
Article publisher: 
The Oregonian
Article date: 
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

Eight Oregon immigrants and allies left Thursday for San Diego, where they will join hundreds more from around the United States to support at least 150 undocumented deportees attempting to cross back into the country from Mexico...

The undocumented immigrants (illegal aliens), whose families live in cities across the U.S., will attempt to cross the border at the Otay Mesa point of entry on March 10. One of those immigrants was deported from Portland....

Wearing a T-shirt that read "UNDOCUMENTED; UNAFRAID; UNAPOLOGETIC," Luna explained the effort Thursday afternoon in front of a small group of supporters in the Latino center at Portland State University...

"I'm not going to wait until legislation tells me when I can reunite with my family," she said. "We're not playing around, so we're going to take justice and we're going to do what we feel is right."..

Now Bring Them Home is attempting its third and largest effort, expanded to include anyone willing to try and cross the border.