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Tag Archives: Deportation

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

GRIEGO: Foreign-born, U.S.-raised youth in the Trump age ask, “What do we do next?”

With the election of Donald Trump as president, a countdown of sorts began for one particular group of people: those who are here illegally but were granted […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

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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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The Home Front: A top District Attorney investigator in Pueblo has been ‘charged with multiple crimes’ but the indictment is sealed

“Court records show that the former deputy chief investigator of the Pueblo District Attorney’s office has been charged with multiple crimes, including official misconduct, misuse […]

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