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Tag Archives: Immigration

Held in ICE facility in Colorado, immigrant mothers share stories of separation from their sons

One mother separated from her son said the two had to spend his sixth birthday apart, and that when he asked by phone why he […]...

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June 20, 2018 Immigration, Just In

Keefe: The art of distraction

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June 20, 2018 Just In, Keefe, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.

About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov. John […]...

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June 18, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREG LOPEZ | A ‘taste-test’ candidate counts on personal touch to prove skeptics wrong

In the world of conventional political wisdom — a world to which he pays no mind — Greg Lopez’s chances of winning the Republican primary […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Griego, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix

‘Don’t leave us in this fight’: Rallying in Denver, immigrants decry family separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is “not […]...

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June 15, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

Asked again about school staff referring students to ICE, DeVos says ‘I don’t think they can’

Pressed to clarify her stance on whether school staff could report undocumented students to immigration authorities, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday avoided giving a […]...

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June 6, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: What if it was Roseanne who had grabbed terrified kids from their parents?

It came early in the Twitterverse onslaught, but the most insightful comment I’ve seen on ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne was that today, in 2018 […]...

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May 30, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

A sheriff’s dilemma in the face of Trump’s immigration agenda

This story is the second in a series that examines how a rural Colorado community is grappling with the uncertainties around immigration. Read the first story […]...

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May 11, 2018 High Country News, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

ACLU gets ‘class action’ status in ICE lawsuit against El Paso County sheriff

A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado challenging the way the El Paso County Sheriff works with federal immigration officials and people […]...

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May 1, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

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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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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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