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Tag Archives: Deportation

Jeff Sessions promotes “law and order,” condemns Colorado sanctuary cities during Denver visit

It cannot be acceptable in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday in Denver, that an undocumented person can cross the U.S.-Mexico border […]...

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June 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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

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

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper just pardoned Lima-Marin, the Cuban immigrant picked up by ICE

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, today pardoned Rene Lima-Marin, the Cuban immigrant who was detained by immigration officials as he was released from prison Wednesday […]...

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May 19, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, 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

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

Wiretap: Trump’s deportation rules target the vulnerable and scare everyone else

Donald Trump’s new rules on deportation — which could be used to target nearly all immigrants living in the country illegally and make it easier to […]...

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February 22, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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

Fearing Trump’s policies, Colorado’s undocumented immigrants get organized

For some, the change tomorrow will mean saving as much money as possible while they still can. For others, it’ll mean living in homes stocked […]...

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January 19, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Immigrant rights groups rally against President-Elect Trump’s deportation plans

Mere days after President-Elect Donald Trump announced his intention to deport up to three million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, immigrant rights groups […]...

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November 16, 2016 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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