More than 7,600 Colorado immigrants are stuck in a citizenship backlog

New report blames long wait times on heightened scrutiny, inadequate staff and resources being diverted from processing to enforcement.

Wait times for Colorado immigrants applying for citizenship are at near-unprecedented highs, stretching past 20 months in some cases, according to a new report by the Colorado Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. More than 7,600 legal residents — nearly all from Colorado, but some from Wyoming — are now waiting for … Continue reading More than 7,600 Colorado immigrants are stuck in a citizenship backlog

New report blames long wait times on heightened scrutiny, inadequate staff and resources being diverted from processing to enforcement.