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Tag Archives: Immigration

CO Supreme Court denies El Paso sheriff’s appeal in ICE detainer case

The Colorado Supreme Court has denied the El Paso County Sheriff’s appeal of an order demanding that he stop detaining inmates for immigration authorities. Sheriff […]...

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April 12, 2018 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Soldiers at the border stopping drugs? Not gonna happen.

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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April 6, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

El Paso County sheriff vows to fight judge’s order blocking him from holding inmates for ICE

A sheriff in Colorado is pledging to fight a judge’s recent order that stops him from holding individuals beyond their release dates for immigration officers. […]...

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March 26, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Anti-immigration policies linked to poorer health, new report says

Increased fear and “toxic stress” are preventing many undocumented immigrants from seeking adequate healthcare, negatively affecting both individual and public health, a new report finds. […]...

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March 21, 2018 Health, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Judge: Colorado sheriff must stop holding inmates for ICE if they post bond

A state judge in Colorado ruled late Monday that El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder’s agreement with federal immigration authorities to hold individuals in his […]...

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March 20, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Undocumented: A life, a home and a family in the rural West

This story is the first in a series that examines a community grappling with uncertainties around immigration in one of Colorado’s poorest rural counties. Before […]...

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March 19, 2018 High Country News, Immigration, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GOP candidates for governor aligned against so-called sanctuary cities in Colorado

This week, a spokesman for ICE’s San Francisco division abruptly resigned from the federal immigration agency, saying U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spread falsehoods in […]...

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March 13, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

ACLU suit accuses El Paso County sheriff of illegally detaining prisoners for ICE

The ACLU of Colorado on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder, accusing him of illegally detaining prisoners at […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

Denver DA joins challenge to Justice Department’s effort to push cities to cooperate with immigration enforcement

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann has joined nearly three dozen current and former law enforcement officials across the country who are seeking to stop the […]...

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January 30, 2018 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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