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Tag Archives: Dream Act

Colorado DREAMer makes his case in Washington

This week, I had the unique opportunity to fly to Washington D.C. and join Dreamers from across the country to advocate for the Dream Act. […]...

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October 5, 2017 Civil Rights, Guest Posts, Immigration, Just In, 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

Romanoff, Coffman woo Latino voters with debate in Spanish

  DENVER — The two men vying to represent Colorado’s diverse Sixth Congressional District in Aurora, where Latino voters make up 20 percent of the […]...

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October 31, 2014 Just In, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Gardner, Coffman take first steps away from House GOP in key immigration vote

All of the Republican members of the Colorado delegation in the House have voted the party line on DACA in the past. But something changed on Friday....

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August 4, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Ted Cruz’s humanitarian crisis

  TED Cruz nearly had me. I went to see the Texas senator at the Western Conservative Summit because I have a soft spot for […]...

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July 22, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

‘Taking each day as it comes’

Jorge Tellez grew up in Colorado, an all-American kid. He's also one of the country's nearly 2 million undocumented immigration-reform Dreamers....

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July 4, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth

Cantor loss spotlights sticky immigration politics shaping Coffman-Romanoff race

The candidates have blasted each other as hypocritical, untrustworthy agents of reform. It's a charge that may be particularly damning for congressional candidates this year....

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June 19, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Just don’t say ‘amnesty’

The big story out of the House Republican retreat is, of course, the House Republican retreat on immigration reform....

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January 31, 2014 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Coffman Joins in Vote to Reject Order Suspending Immigrant Youth Deportations

Coffman Joins in Vote to Reject Order Suspending Immigrant Youth Deportations

Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman joined other Republican members of the House in voting to lift the executive order issued by President Obama last year that suspended deportation of undocumented immigrant youth and offered them the opportunity to apply for work...

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June 6, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Top Stories, Uncategorized
Swing-state Latinos rally to Obama after immigration announcement

Swing-state Latinos rally to Obama after immigration announcement

Latino voters have responded with enthusiasm to President Obama's decision Friday to limit deportation proceedings against and extend green card eligibility to roughly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants. But the head of a conservative Latino group in Colorado cautioned that...

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June 19, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, 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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