Tag Archives: Immigration

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

Wiretap: Sure, Trump fired the FBI director, but White House says he did not fire no deputy

The White House says Donald Trump played no role in the early departure of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. And while that may or may […]...

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January 30, 2018 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

What the battle over the Dream Act means for the West

For a short time, soccer seemed like it might be Daniela Benitez’s ticket to attending college. She didn’t begin playing soccer until the eighth grade, […]...

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January 22, 2018 High Country News, Immigration, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Which is worse in a president — saying ‘shithole’ or being a racist?

So, before we get to the point of this column — that Donald Trump has once again revealed himself to the world as a racist […]...

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January 12, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Watch how Walker Stapleton answers the Tancredo Question

In one of his first public appearances since Tom Tancredo got in the race for governor, Republican rival Walker Stapleton wouldn’t refer to him by […]...

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November 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

News Poetry: Undocumented?

Every day wear sturdy shoes in case you need to run. Pack a small bag, keep it light and close. Sew money into the lining […]...

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October 4, 2017 Just In, news poems, The Mix

Here’s what Congress can do about DACA— and where Colorado’s representatives stand on each plan

With a formal announcement that Donald Trump’s administration will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — known as DACA — attention has quickly […]...

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September 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Head of Denver schools: Removing DACA protections for undocumented immigrants would be ‘catastrophic’

Rolling back protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would prove “catastrophic” for Denver Public Schools and the city, DPS Superintendent […]...

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August 31, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Everyone’s talking about Trump’s speech, but the real fireworks are yet to come

The Trump-McConnell fued has moved to a crisis point, writes The New York Times, as a budget showdown looms and a possible governmental shutdown over […]...

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August 24, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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How Colorado’s media gave Russian trolls a megaphone

News outlets in Colorado unwittingly gave a signal boost to sneaky social media trolls created by the Russians to interfere with our 2016 presidential election. […]

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