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Tag Archives: Illegal Immigrants

Arizona continues to net illegal workers, not illegal employers

Arizona continues to net illegal workers, not illegal employers

The country’s self-styled “toughest sheriff” made more news in Arizona the week after the midterm elections. As Stateline reports, Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio conducted […]...

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November 30, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Marijuana, Politics, State Budget
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
How reconciliation irons out the House and Senate health bills

How reconciliation irons out the House and Senate health bills

Democratic leaders pushing health care reform this year like to argue that a vast majority of the proposals represent uncontroversial changes backed by most Capitol Hill lawmakers. And while that might be true, it hasn’t prevented some...

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March 19, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Tancredo as Tea Party weather vane

Tancredo as Tea Party weather vane

Tom Tancredo is a firebrand. He is a darling of the grassroots Colorado right. He also may be a 2010 national politics weather vane. John […]...

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February 9, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Marijuana, Politics
Miklosi to postpone illegal immigrant in-state tuition bill

Miklosi to postpone illegal immigrant in-state tuition bill

State Rep. Joe Miklosi, D-Denver, told the Denver Post that he will wait another year to introduce legislation to offer in-state tuition to illegal immigrants. […]...

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December 28, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Education, Politics
But can’t the non-citizens work in the uranium mill?

But can’t the non-citizens work in the uranium mill?

The same Montrose County board of commissioners that recently kicked off a uranium mill hearing with the Pledge of Allegiance and then stood on a […]...

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December 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Immigration, Politics
Here They Come: Tea Parties Against ‘Amnesty’

Here They Come: Tea Parties Against ‘Amnesty’

The immigration restrictionist group Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) said it’s flooding Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, and planning another round of Tea Parties, to […]...

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October 28, 2009 Civil Rights, Immigration, Politics
Protester: Send illegal aliens home ‘with a bullet in the head’

Protester: Send illegal aliens home ‘with a bullet in the head’

Fresh off the polarizing campaign against the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, which saw GOP figures like Tom Tancredo accusing the judge of […]...

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August 12, 2009 Blog, Health, Immigration, Politics
Denial of In-state Tuition Costs Immigrants’ Children Dearly

Denial of In-state Tuition Costs Immigrants’ Children Dearly

Metro State College professor Luis Torres uses one word to describe his school’s decision to charge out-of-state tuition to U.S. citizens and Colorado residents whose […]...

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August 5, 2007 Marijuana, Uncategorized

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Rocky Mountain Climate Watch: Who wants to visit the cryosphere?

It would be hard to do a climate change journey without visiting the cryosphere, that part of the Earth’s surface which is frozen all the time. The biggest slices are at the poles, but the rest is in the high mountains.

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Ferguson from the Mile High City

  Three of us on the wrestling team were headed to a downtown Turkish sauna to sweat off a few pounds before the next day’s […]

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Open Media, Open House

IT’S THE END of summer, but don’t despair. We’re throwing a party this Thursday night, between 7 and 9, and you’re invited. It’s an open house, sort of, […]

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