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ICE Frees Colorado Immigration Activist Jeanette Vizguerra

ICE Frees Colorado Immigration Activist Jeanette Vizguerra

What would you do if your mother, thousands of miles away, was dying and it would jeopardize your immigration status to see her one last time?...

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August 9, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Perry looks to beef up anti-immigration cred with backing of Arizona sheriff Arpaio

Perry looks to beef up anti-immigration cred with backing of Arizona sheriff Arpaio

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry, who has been called “weak” by immigration enforcement supporters, has picked up the support of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, notorious for his immigration detention measures and his birther conspiracy theories....

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November 28, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice
Report: Colorado home to secret immigration detention centers

Report: Colorado home to secret immigration detention centers

An upcoming report from The Nation purports to expose 186 secret Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers, four five of which are located here […]...

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December 23, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Battle brewing between Obama and civil liberties groups on detentions

Battle brewing between Obama and civil liberties groups on detentions

It was a blind quote hitting the civil-libertarian solar plexus. Bad enough that, as ProPublica’s Dafna Linzner and The Washington Post’s Peter Finn reported late on Friday afternoon, the Obama administration was readying an executive order that...

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July 1, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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