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With critical Supreme Court hearing coming up, supporters rally for young...

In advance of next week's U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the validity of an Obama-era program that protects certain young immigrants from deportation, state...

Gardner talks immigration reform, but stays mum on controversial Trump policies...

WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Gardner discussed immigration for about 30 minutes here on Thursday without mentioning President Donald Trump’s controversial policies on the issue.  The...

How a small Colorado college is helping its undocumented students pay...

About five years ago, the administration of Colorado Mountain College, one of the state’s smaller colleges, decided to try to boost its enrollment of...

Guest Post: A DACA librarian is not a threat to America

I’ve always loved libraries. When my parents first brought me to Denver from southern Mexico when I was nine years old, the city’s libraries...

New poll finds most Coloradans support citizenship for Dreamers

More than seven in 10 Coloradans say they support legislation offering citizenship to Dreamers and those with temporary protected status, according to a recent...

Estranged in America

Lucia Gaspar was 14 years old when the thing that she and her family dreaded occurred. Lucia, her mother and two siblings were driving...

Denver principals denounce family separation policies, reassure immigrants that schools are...

“Disgusted” and “physically ill” — that’s how Denver principal Kayla Grayson-Yizar described her reaction and that of her colleagues as they watched recent news...

Short take: Littwin on the plight of Dreamers and why Trump...

The Democrats caved. They were ready to give Donald Trump his $25 billion ransom for his wall if he would free the 2 million...

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...

Littwin: The shutdown was a political fiasco, but the real losers...

Let’s get the non-alternative facts out of the way first. The Democrats caved in a major way. They got nothing of significance in return...