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 2018-06-23 13:00 

The Oregonian

Merkley's moment: Changing immigration debate and beating Trump...

Chronicling the 19 days that changed the migration debate and changed Jeff Merkley's political trajectory....

 2018-06-22 22:07 

Idaho Statesman

Shipman letter: Detention centers...

When U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is denied access to a federal child detention center, we all need to take a second look at what is happening in this great nation ... Click to Continue...

 2018-06-22 21:30 

The Oregonian

Thank you, Sen. Merkley: Editorial...

Call Sen. Jeff Merkley's videotaped visit to a Texas immigrant detention facility political grandstanding. Deride it as a stunt made for a possible presidential campaign. But also recognize it for what it was - a catalyst for the protests, outrage......

 2018-06-22 18:40 

The Oregonian

Sen. Jeff Merkley confirms he's considering a 2020 presidential run...

The Oregon Democrat tells national media he might throw his hat in the race even if his close allies, Sens. Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders, also run....

 2018-06-22 17:38 

Washington Free Beacon

Merkley: Previous Immigration Deal Between Trump and Schumer Didn't Include Border Wall...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D., Ore.) claimed Thursday that the proposed deal between President Donald Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) back in January did not include a wall along the southern border....

 2018-06-22 09:00 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Senator Jeff Merkley, a Quiet Stalwart of the Left, Has a Breakout Moment at the Border...

Senator Jeff Merkley, Democrat of Oregon, has been an under-the-radar presence in Washington. Then a video of his visit to a former Walmart in Texas went viral....

 2018-06-21 22:46 

Breitbart.com

Dem Sen Merkley on Trump's Immigration Plan: When We Did It Before 'It Was Called a Japanese Internment Camp'...

On Thursday's broadcast of MSNBC's "MTP Daily," Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) stated that President Trump's immigration plan is a "handcuffs for all" plan and "we did this before. It was called a Japanese internment camp."...

 2018-06-21 21:49 

MSNBC

Full Merkley: 'We need the president to actually have a spine' on immigration reform...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) joins MTP Daily to discuss what's happening in the Senate on immigration reform and his recent trip to a detention facility in Sheridan, Oregon....

 2018-06-21 21:47 

MSNBC

Merkley: Migrants detained at border need four months before asylum hearing...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) discusses the proposed immigration bills in Congress and why he thinks 14 days is not enough time for migrants to prepare for an asylum hearing, as proposed in Senator Ted Cruz's legislation....

 2018-06-19 23:13 

Houston Chronicle

What life inside migrant internment camps looks like...

Roughly two weeks after Senator Jeff Merkley attempted to tour an immigration interment center for children in Brownsville, Americans are starting to get a better idea of what life looks like for separated family members....

 2018-06-19 21:11 

Yahoo News

Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'...

Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Jeff Merkley recently visited the Mexican border to witness President Trump's new policy of separating families crossing illegally into the U.S....

 2018-06-19 12:11 

The Daily Mail

Oregon senator visits federal prison where over a hundred illegal immigrants are being held...

Jeff Merkley, who was turned away from a Texas detention facility he tried to visit earlier this month, went to Sheridan Federal Correctional Institute in Oregon to visit some of the 123 illegal migrants there....

 2018-06-19 08:43 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley: DHS chief Nielsen should 'absolutely, 100%' resign...

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley called for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign Monday after accusing ......

 2018-06-19 08:34 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Sen. Merkley: Separations rip your heart apart...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) tells CNN's Erin Burnett what he saw at one detention center in Texas....

 2018-06-18 20:33 

Washington Post

'Zero tolerance' or 'zero humanity': The fight over immigrant family separation...

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is waging a publicity campaign against the Trump administration's...

 2018-06-18 16:38 

Washington Examiner

Democrats tour Texas immigration centers in push to end Trump's zero tolerance policy...

Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., traveled to McAllen, Texas, to visit detention centers where immigrants are being held as part of a push to ease President Trump's...

 2018-06-18 12:57 

CBS News

Sen. Jeff Merkley says family separation policy can be "changed in a moment"...

"2,000 children were separated not because of law but because of a Trump decision," Jeff Merkley tells "CBS This Morning"...

 2018-06-18 12:43 

The Fresno Bee

Children locked up makes America like Nazi Germany...

Recently Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon tried to visit the detention facility in Brownsville, Texas that reportedly has 1,000 children locked up in cages. I say reportedly because Sen. Merkley was not allowed to go in, nor has any other member of Congress. I...

 2018-06-18 04:41 

CBS Los Angeles

Democratic Lawmakers Angry At What They Find At Texas Detention Center...

Jeff Merkley (D.-Oregon) told reporters during a press conference in Brownsville,...

 2018-06-18 04:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Sen. Jeff Merkley: DHS chief Nielsen should 'absolutely, 100%' resign...

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley called for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign Monday after accusing ......

 2018-06-18 00:58 

MSNBC

Democratic Senators see border detention centers firsthand...

Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) traveled to Texas to tour the detention centers where thousands of migrant children are being held after being separated from their parents....

 2018-06-18 00:48 

MSNBC

Democratic Senators see border detention centers firsthand...

Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) traveled to Texas to tour the detention centers where thousands of migrant children are being held after being separated from their parents....

 2018-06-18 00:04 

The Oregonian

Family separations draw Jeff Merkley, other Democrats to Mexican border...

Democrats escalate their attacks on President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy as public outrage over the practice balloons....

 2018-06-18 00:04 

Fox St. Louis

Democratic lawmakers visiting immigration centers in South Texas...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley returned to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to tour the Customs and Border Protection processing centers in the Rio Grande Valley....

 2018-06-17 20:34 

USA Today

Separation of immigrant families draws lawmakers, advocates to the border on Father's Day...

A group of lawmakers led by Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border on Father's Day to...

 2018-06-17 17:59 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

Congressional group visits Rio Grande immigrant processing centers...

(CNN)Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley returne to the South Texas border today with a group of Democratic colleagues to tour the Customs and Border Protection processing centers in the Rio Grande Valley....

 2018-06-17 15:15 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Democratic lawmakers to visit immigration centers in South Texas...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is returning to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to to......

 2018-06-17 05:41 

Crooks and Liars

Where Are The Girls Being Detained By The Trump Administration?...

It took the publicity brought by Sen. Jeff Merkley, among others, to finally make Americans aware of the horrendous policy of housing children ripped away from their parents who have come through border points to seek asylum. ICE made detention centers av...

 2018-06-17 04:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Democratic lawmakers to visit immigration centers in South Texas...

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is returning to the South Texas border on Sunday with a group of Democratic colleagues to to......

 2018-06-16 23:32 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon forestry, water infrastructure funds advance...

Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced late last week that key provisions that will help Oregon's rural communities are included in the U.S. Department of Interior Appropriations bill....

 2018-06-16 22:01 

KGW

Amid zero tolerance policy, Oregon Democrats to visit prison where immigrants are held...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, will visit the Sheridan Federal Corrections Institution where 123 immigrants are reportedly being held....

 2018-06-16 22:01 

KGW

'They're basically in limbo': Oregon Democrats visit federal prison where immigrants are held...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Reps. Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, will visit the Sheridan Federal Corrections Institution where 123 immigrants are reportedly being held....

 2018-06-16 09:02 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley back bill for union protections...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined their colleagues in the Senate and House Friday to introduce the Workers' Freedom to Negotiate Act, legislation they say would strengthen workers'......

 2018-06-16 03:38 

The Oregonian

Walmart, Homeland Security aren't working together to detain immigrants...

False reports of the relationship between Homeland Security and Walmart began circulating on conspiracy websites following a viral video of Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon attempting to visit a detention center in Texas....

 2018-06-14 07:14 

Inquisitr

Immigrant Children Are In Effect 'Incarcerated' At Texas Facility According To MSNBC Reporter...

Almost two weeks ago, Senator Jeff Merkley made public a video that showed him being forbidden from entering the Brownsville facility in Texas where immigrant children are detained while their parents wait to face a federal judge. Wednesday, MSNBC reporte...

 2018-06-14 05:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Surge in children separated at border floods facility for undocumented immigrants...

Casa Padre is the same facility Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., was turned away from earlier this month after arriving unannounced and seeking entry to inspect conditions. In the reception area, a note to staff reads if media approaches "Immediately notify...

 2018-06-14 03:06 

MSNBC

A look inside Trump immigration facility: 'effectively, these kids are incarcerated'...

Today, MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff was one of a small group of reporters allowed inside the largest facility for immigrant children in the U.S. the facility Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) was refused entry to earlier this month. Jacob joins......

 2018-06-14 01:42 

Washington Times

Court-appointed monitor says children being treated well in border detention facility...

Sen. Jeff Merkley upended the immigration debate earlier this month after he visited a border detention facility in Texas and described maltreated children stowed in dog kennels, subjected to "trauma" by the federal government. But a court-appoint...

 2018-06-13 17:27 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden-Merkley hemp legalization advances in Farm Bill...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced their bipartisan legislation to legalize hemp passed the Senate Agriculture Committee Wednesday as part of the Senate Farm Bill....

 2018-06-13 00:33 

MSNBC

Sen. slams Trump for 'abusing' immigrant kids to influence parents...

New reporting reveals Trump wants tent cities for immigrant children separated from parents, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturns an Obama era ruling granting asylum for victims of gangs or domestic violence. Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley......

 2018-06-12 20:33 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden-Merkley bill would require paper ballots, audits...

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.,introduced legislation......

 2018-06-12 16:47 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Merkley: Trump-Kim summit a 'colossal disappointment'...

Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement regarding President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un:...

 2018-06-12 16:09 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Ore. lawmakers press ICE on Sheridan detainees' rights...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, along with Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., demanded Monday that the acting director of U.S. Immigration......

 2018-06-12 07:22 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley: Forest collaboration funds double in Farm Bill...

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Monday that the 2018 Farm Bill proposed by the Senate doubles the size of the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program and extends it......

 2018-06-10 18:46 

MSNBC

Maria Hinojosa: Children are effectively being put into dog cages...

Immigrant children separated from their parents are being held in what amount to cages according to observations made by Democratic U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the inhumane policy of separating migrant families....

 2018-06-10 11:54 

NPR

Sen. Jeff Merkley On North Korea And Immigration...

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., about his experience trying to visit a migrant processing center and the upcoming meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un....

 2018-06-09 21:00 

The Oregonian

March to keep families together: Letter to the editor...

Sen. Jeff Merkley unsuccessfully tried to view one of the many centers holding these unfortunate children....

 2018-06-09 08:09 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Senators list key Oregon items in transportation, housing bill...

Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Friday key provisions in the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee bill that will help Oregon......

 2018-06-09 07:52 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Wyden, Merkley urge Ryan to hold House net neutrality vote...

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Friday joined their Democratic colleagues in the Senate in urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to schedule a vote on the Senate resolution to overturn the......

 2018-06-08 00:38 

Washington Times

Why it's necessary to reform the immigration system...

When Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon showed up at a government detention center for migrant children in Brownsville, Texas, the people in charge of the place called the police and asked him to leave. The Democratic lawmaker had identified himself and asked fo...

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