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Tag Archives: Deportation

Blog: Immigration reform as viewed from a classroom

How many brothers and sisters do you have? Do your mother and father speak English? How long have you lived in Colorado? When the answers keep changing, you learn to stop asking the questions....

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December 3, 2014 Just In, Teachers' Lounge, The Blogs

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

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

Wiretap: Refugee children at the (political) border

  James Oliphant asks in the National Journal why Barack Obama won’t call the kids at the border “refugees.” It’s the same reason he has […]...

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July 17, 2014 The Mix

Cory Gardner looks for win-win stance on immigration reform

Immigration reform is a key issue in Colorado elections, where 14 percent of the voting population is Hispanic and where 70 percent of voters overall support reform. Protests in favor of immigration reform, or of at least staying deportations, have...

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July 8, 2014 Immigration, In-Depth

Chasing reform in the wake of the Fort Morgan Wildcat Dairy raid

Three hundred activists from around the state gathered in Greeley to urge Congressman Cory Gardner to support comprehensive immigration reform. Among them stood Antonia Faudoa and her three children....

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October 11, 2013 Hustlin' for Justicia, Immigration, The Blogs
Vital undocumented workers victims of wage theft, shifting laws

Vital undocumented workers victims of wage theft, shifting laws

Jacinta Gonzalez, an organizer with the Congress of Day Laborers in New Orleans, tells a story about the abuse of workers rebuilding the city after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. She once met a man who went to his employer’s...

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September 1, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized
Tancredo’s sanctuary city claims simply don’t stand up to closer scrutiny

Tancredo’s sanctuary city claims simply don’t stand up to closer scrutiny

Is Denver a sanctuary city? American Constitution Party candidate for governor Tom Tancredo says it is. Democratic nominee and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper says it is not. When asked for the basis of his claims, Tancredo spokesman Leo Jankowski said...

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August 26, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Politics, State Budget, Top Stories
Homeland Security hearing lays out immigration battle ahead

Homeland Security hearing lays out immigration battle ahead

A House Homeland Security Committee hearing Thursday morning highlighted the sharp divide in Congress over illegal immigration and what should be done about it, presaging the difficult fight ahead when Congress eventually begins to tackle proposals for comprehensive immigration reform.

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December 11, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Immigration, Marijuana, Politics, Top Stories
In Midst of Divisive Immigration Debate, Latinos Feel the Pinch, New Report Finds

In Midst of Divisive Immigration Debate, Latinos Feel the Pinch, New Report Finds

Increased public attention on illegal immigration and ramped up enforcement measures are taking a toll on Latinos in the U.S. A new report from the […]...

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December 13, 2007 Marijuana, Uncategorized

EVENTS

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Happy Holidays!

  Given the holy days and all, we’ve gone a bit reflective. Here’s a video about some of our favorite things. Colorado. News. Independent news coverage about […]

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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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Denerstein on the final installment of The Hobbit

Here’s what redeems Jackson’s opus: Significant characters die, and we feel the sorrow of their passing. The tone of the final segment is full of nobility, and, at times, a tragic sense of heroism.

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