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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

Colorado congressman: “Rogue” ICE agent drove Denver immigrant into sanctuary

The decision to deny Denver immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra a stay of deportation, driving her into sanctuary in a church basement, was the work of a […]...

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March 3, 2017 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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

No word from ICE: Undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra’s caught in limbo

On Thursday, undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra’s stay of removal expired. And she still has no idea whether U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will grant her […]...

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August 24, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Local mother Jeanette Vizguerra to ICE: Don’t break up my family

Jeanette Vizguerra is a mother raising three kids by herself in Denver. She works long hours to put food on the table, helps them with their […]...

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August 6, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Obama order could draw up to 90,000 Colorado residents out of the shadows

It will take 3 months to 6 months to create the application process. Once people can begin applying to the program, it will take up to 6 months to receive acceptance or denial....

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November 20, 2014 The Mix

Secure Communities participation won’t be forced by Colorado

A bill to force counties to participate in Secure Communities died in a Senate committee Monday. Opponents cited racism and opposition to forcing another unfunded mandate on rural counties....

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April 19, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Bonding bill fails to move out of committee

Bonding bill fails to move out of committee

Democrats and one Republican voted against passing a law that would have caused bond agents to forfeit the bail of an individual if they are found to be an illegal immigrant and removed from the court's jurisdiction....

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March 21, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Top Stories

Secure Communities bill passes House committee

A bill compelling local governments in Colorado to comply with the controversial federal Secure Communities program passed its first hurdle today on a 7-4 committee vote, with Rep. John Soper, D-Thornton, being the lone Democrat voting in favor of the...

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February 14, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Nicole Brady on Sunday, April 10 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland reviewed the […]

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The Home Front: Colorado police found ‘heroin laced with an extremely powerful elephant tranquilizer’

“Police discovered pills containing heroin laced with an extremely powerful elephant tranquilizer at or near the El Jebel-area home where two men were found dead […]

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