Immigration activists hold a banner Tuesday while protesting in Portland. Activists asked the city to stop buying bonds from Wells Fargo, a major investor in a group that operates multiple immigration detention centers. The protest was part of a nationwide campaign to convince investors to divest from prison companies.
They arrive from every corner of Oregon — and even from across the country — on a remote gravel road just outside the Mount Jefferson Wilderness. Thirty cars line the small parking area at Whitewater Trailhead 68 miles east of Salem, their owners stepping into the bright sunlight on a recent Saturday wearing hiking boots and carrying backpacks for a journey into one of the… ... more