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Immigration:

Immigration action: Sí se pudo! ‘It’s a little bit “Ya we did” and a little bit ‘Ya he did’”

At the front of a packed room at Denver’s 100% De Agave Thursday night, Lupe Santibáñez and her husband Carlos Sepulveda stood perfectly still, arms around each other and wet eyes fixed on one of the half dozen screens that...

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November 21, 2014 Immigration, The Mix

Speaking their names: Aurora student talks undocumented parents

They're not abstract lawbreakers, freeloaders or hardworking community members unfairly relegated to the shadows. Naza thinks his family is really just so normal....

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November 21, 2014 Immigration, The Mix

Arvada man among thousands of immigrants unclear on details of Obama executive order

“I was trying to just be glad for the people who qualified, but right now, I’ll be honest. I don’t really care about the 11 million immigrants. I’m just thinking about myself." ...

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November 21, 2014 Immigration, The Mix

In wake of GOP gains, calls intensify for executive action on immigration

"We urge Obama to focus our limited immigration enforcement resources on criminals who are truly dangerous and pose a threat to national security or to our communities."...

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November 7, 2014 Immigration, The Mix

Romanoff, Coffman woo Latino voters with debate in Spanish

  DENVER — The two men vying to represent Colorado’s diverse Sixth Congressional District in Aurora, where Latino voters make up 20 percent of the […]...

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October 31, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Watch: Boehner stumps for Coffman in Denver amid protest (again)

“We want to make sure [Boehner] hears from us every time he’s in town,” said Grace López Ramírez, an SEIU spokesperson....

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September 3, 2014 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Yes, send down the troops, Bob

  Bob Beauprez has done it again. He talked. And you know what happens whenever Beauprez opens his mouth. That’s right. He reminds us why […]...

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August 29, 2014 Immigration, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Evangelicals push from the right for immigration reform with ‘The Stranger’ documentary

Generally conservative Catholic and Evangelical groups may have more success persuading Republican voters and politicians to take another look at immigration reform....

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August 27, 2014 Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Udall launches anticipated Spanish-language air campaign against Gardner

Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall is jabbing reelection opponent Congressman Cory Gardner on support for veterans, and Udall is doing it in what is a near-million-dollar first-round of Spanish-language television ads that will run through Election Day....

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August 26, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Coffman jokes, Dems pounce

  The Colorado Democrats are hawking another instance of Rep. Mike Coffman’s unfamiliarity with the vernacular – this time the language of politics and humor. […]...

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August 15, 2014 Elections 2014, Immigration, Just In, Uncategorized

EVENTS

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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TWITTER

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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THE BLOGS

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Film critic Robert Denerstein: A theory of everything and a couple comfortable with complexity

The mysteries of marriage, as even the dimmest of us must know, remain resistant to scientific analysis.

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