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Tag Archives: DACA

Short take: Littwin on the plight of Dreamers and why Trump rejected his wall

The Democrats caved. They were ready to give Donald Trump his $25 billion ransom for his wall if he would free the 2 million or […]...

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February 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: ICE’s modern-day reign of terror

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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February 1, 2018 Civil Rights, Guest Posts, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: The shutdown was a political fiasco, but the real losers here are the Dreamers

Let’s get the non-alternative facts out of the way first. The Democrats caved in a major way. They got nothing of significance in return for […]...

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January 22, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What the battle over the Dream Act means for the West

For a short time, soccer seemed like it might be Daniela Benitez’s ticket to attending college. She didn’t begin playing soccer until the eighth grade, […]...

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January 22, 2018 High Country News, Immigration, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The biggest shutdown questions are what Trump wants and whether he even knows

It would probably be much easier to come to a compromise on the Dreamers and on the government shutdown if the president could say — […]...

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January 22, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: ‘I am not a racist’ sounds a lot like the new ‘I’m not a crook’

Day 4 of shithole-gate: Trump denies he said shithole. What he does say, probably not meaning to invoke Nixon, is “I am not a racist.” […]...

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January 15, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump is all over the map on immigration while Dreamers are stuck in limbo

As it becomes increasingly less clear what exactly the president is willing to sign in a bipartisan bill to address the plight of the Dreamers, […]...

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January 11, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Welcome to the Dreamers Show, as hosted by one Donald Trump

In an effort to show he was not the unfit leader portrayed in “Fire and Fury,” Donald Trump let the world watch his sort-of negotiation […]...

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January 10, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Colorado DREAMer makes his case in Washington

This week, I had the unique opportunity to fly to Washington D.C. and join Dreamers from across the country to advocate for the Dream Act. […]...

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October 5, 2017 Civil Rights, Guest Posts, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: Has Amnesty Don joined Chuck and Nancy in the Trump base’s unholy trinity?

In the latest episode of America’s Most Embarrassing President, Chuck and Nancy go to the White House to break bread — actually noodles — with […]...

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September 15, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

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CFOIC presents: Sunshine laws workshops and luncheon

To celebrate 50 years of the Colorado Open Records Act, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition presents “Sunshine in Your Pocket,” offering tools for both […]

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Republicans running for Colorado governor: Who’s the best defender of oil and gas?

Republican candidates for governor vigorously defended Colorado’s oil and gas operators on Wednesday, including Cynthia Coffman who said she has worked on behalf of the […]

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