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Tag Archives: Homeland Security

Littwin: Trump’s enablers in Congress cover themselves in, well, it’s not glory

Coincidentally — or, I’d like to think, providentially — I came to understand something critically important about racism in America on Martin Luther King weekend, […]...

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January 16, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The great American roundup

So now it’s official. We can make America great for Americans again. The new rules for ridding our shores of undocumented immigrants are in place, […]...

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February 21, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
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
Unauthorized immigration to US is trending down according to Homeland Security

Unauthorized immigration to US is trending down according to Homeland Security

Pic via Immigration and Customs Enforcement The number of unauthorized immigrants in the United States has fallen slightly since 2010, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. The department study indicates that “in summary, an estimated 11.5...

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March 29, 2012 Politics
Task force to Homeland Security: Stop Secure Communities

Task force to Homeland Security: Stop Secure Communities

Former members of a task force on Secure Communities sent a letter this week to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano calling on her to suspend the immigration enforcement program....

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January 8, 2012 Center Well, Politics
New study: Border fences blocking black bear migration between Arizona, Mexico

New study: Border fences blocking black bear migration between Arizona, Mexico

There is a new political animal in America's age-old immigration debate: the black bear....

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January 3, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Homeland Security severs ties with Arpaio

Homeland Security severs ties with Arpaio

The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday it is immediately terminating its immigration-enforcement agreements with the office of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz....

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December 16, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Homeland Security to prioritize deportations

Homeland Security to prioritize deportations

The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday it will begin reviewing about 300,000 deportation proceedings to implement prosecutorial discretion measures laid out in a June 2011 memo issued by John Morton, director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (aka ICE)....

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November 19, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Immigrant advocates demand end of Secure Communities

Immigrant rights organizations will join today in a national day of action in six U.S. cities to deliver a report that documents what they see as Secure Communities abuses, demanding that the Obama administration terminate the immigration enforcement program immediately....

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August 16, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Secure Communities no longer needs states’ authorization to operate

The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that it was canceling agreements with 40 states, including Colorado, to operate the Secure Communities program in those states. The program, though, lives on as the federal government simply decided it did not...

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August 6, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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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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