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Tag Archives: Deportation

Supreme Court Decision to Hear Immigration Case Sparks Celebration

The Supreme Court will be hearing a case that kept the Obama administration from shielding undocumented families from deportation. Today, immigrant rights activists will celebrate. […]...

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January 20, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Anger’s growing at Obama’s deportations

Rising anger The anger against the Obama administration is growing with each new round of deportations. Via The Washington Post. Not tenable Paul Krugman: Hillary […]...

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January 19, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but for immigrants it’s still risky

Immigrants in Colorado face their own version of reefer madness as they deal with a dichotomy in state and federal drug laws that is especially […]...

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October 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra celebrates small victory

The Colorado Independent has been following the story of Jeanette Vizguerra — an undocumented immigrant in Denver. There have been ups and downs in her […]...

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August 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Bringing Papá home for the holidays, from immigration detention

When immigration authorities first came to Jose Luis Guerrero Luna’s door in Aurora, they were looking for someone else. “We didn’t really know our rights […]...

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December 23, 2014 The Mix

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 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 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 In-Depth

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Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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Lawmakers just killed the bill that would make executions easier

  A legislative measure to make capital punishment easier in Colorado just got the ax. In a committee today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers deep-sixed […]

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