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Immigration:

CO sheriffs association: Increased local ICE enforcement not likely here

The leader of Colorado’s sheriff association says two memos released by the Department of Homeland Security Tuesday clarifying President Donald Trump’s recent immigration orders aren’t […]...

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February 23, 2017 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dems kill immigration bill targeting sanctuary cities

A bill that would have permitted victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants in sanctuary cities to sue the elected officials of those cities failed […]...

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February 23, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Who gets to stay? Who has to leave? Deportation under Obama and Trump

In 2009, before Colorado repealed its controversial “show me your papers” law, Jeanette Vizguerra was pulled over on her way to work for driving with […]...

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February 18, 2017 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

WATCH: Community gathers to support immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra

Fearing deportation, longtime Denver resident and undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra entered sanctuary in a downtown church Wednesday instead of appearing at an appointment with federal […]...

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February 15, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Facing deportation under Trump, Denver woman enters immigration sanctuary

When Jeanette Vizguerra’s attorney Hans Meyer walked into the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Centennial this morning, he found the lobby full of armed […]...

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February 15, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Luck of the law: CO sheriff’s policies on reporting to ICE are all over the map

For years, any time Immigration and Customs Enforcement asked, sheriffs across Colorado held suspected undocumented immigrants for up to two business days beyond their release […]...

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February 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Video: Denver city leaders seek to reassure immigrant and refugee community

As stories and images of an immigration enforcement raids raced across the news and social media, Denver city leaders reassured a crowd of immigrants, refugees […]...

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February 12, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Video: Voices and images from Denver rally to protect Muslim neighbors

The Colorado Independent’s Sarah Blume captured some of the scenes from Saturday’s Civic Center rally in reaction to President Donald Trump’s executive order barring Syrian […]...

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February 5, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Griego: The well from which we drink

In the first hours after our new president signed an executive order to close this country’s doors to refugees — temporarily for now, for some […]...

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January 28, 2017 Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Trump signs order for ‘new vetting’ of immigrants. Colorado refugees have been bracing for the worst.

  Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive action to block refugees from entering the country, saying he would ramp up screening immigrants. “I am establishing new […]...

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January 26, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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WATCH: The Cory Gardner town hall without Cory Gardner

When Republican Sen. Cory Gardner wouldn’t respond to requests for a live town hall while he’s home on break from Congress this week, his constituents […]

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The Home Front: With legal weed in the crosshairs, behold Colorado’s beard industry

“States where recreational marijuana is legal will be subject to ‘greater enforcement’ under the Trump administration, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,” according to […]

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