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Immigration:

Griego: ‘Undocumented. Unafraid. Unapologetic.’ Denver Dreamers speak out.

Among the couple hundred protesters who marched from North High School Tuesday to join the many hundreds of others who converged upon Auraria Campus in […]...

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September 6, 2017 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In

Head of Denver schools: Removing DACA protections for undocumented immigrants would be ‘catastrophic’

Rolling back protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would prove “catastrophic” for Denver Public Schools and the city, DPS Superintendent […]...

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August 31, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

PHOTOS: Denver celebrates World Refugee Day

Coloradans from across the globe gathered on the steps of the State Capitol in downtown Denver yesterday to celebrate World Refugee Day, a time to […]...

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June 21, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

This church is offering sanctuary to immigrants in one of America’s most conservative cities

A national movement of clergy in the Trump-era offering their churches as safe harbors for immigrants has taken hold in Colorado’s second largest city— and […]...

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June 20, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado, Trump administration’s move to keep DACA for immigrants brings relief, frustration, and determination

Immigrants rights and advocacy groups in Colorado say they are hesitantly hopeful following the Trump administration’s decision to keep a program that protects some younger immigrants from deportation. Department […]...

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June 16, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Aurora school board member criticized for comments about immigrants

Facing criticism for her recent comments about immigrants, an Aurora school board member Tuesday offered a lengthy, emotional response that emphasized the importance of following […]...

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June 7, 2017 Education, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Jeanette Vizguerra granted stay of removal, will leave sanctuary

Undocumented immigrant and longtime Denver resident Jeanette Vizguerra has been granted a stay of removal from deportation until March 15, 2019. Vizguerra, who is originally […]...

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May 12, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

TIME gave her a global award. Fear of deportation may keep her from the gala.

Undocumented immigrant, Denver resident and longtime activist Jeanette Vizguerra is one of the 100 most influential people in the world. So says TIME magazine, which […]...

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April 20, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora mother headed for deportation after ICE check-in

Longtime Aurora resident Maria de Jesus Jimenez Sanchez is being deported following a recent routine check-in with immigration enforcement officials, her attorney says. “I called […]...

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April 14, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Hancock, city officials to ICE: Stay out of courthouses unless you have a warrant

Mayor Michael Hancock, District Attorney Beth McCann and other city officials Thursday asked Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stay out of Denver courthouses unless in possession of a […]...

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April 6, 2017 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]

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