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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...

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...

Wiretap: The biggest shutdown questions are what Trump wants and whether...

It would probably be much easier to come to a compromise on the Dreamers and on the government shutdown if the president could say...

Wiretap: ‘I am not a racist’ sounds a lot like the...

Day 4 of shithole-gate: Trump denies he said shithole. What he does say, probably not meaning to invoke Nixon, is “I am not a...