Tag Archives: Immigrant

Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.

About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov. John […]...

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June 18, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

How Denver Public Schools is assuring immigrant families that their children are safe in city schools

As fears spread in immigrant communities about enforcement crackdowns, Denver Public Schools officials took extra steps last week to assure families that the district will […]...

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February 20, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Video: Denver city leaders seek to reassure immigrant and refugee community

As stories and images of an immigration enforcement raids raced across the news and social media, Denver city leaders reassured a crowd of immigrants, refugees […]...

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February 12, 2017 Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Ostrow: Bud dips into politics in Super Bowl ad

Millions of Americans are looking forward to a break from politics if only for a few hours this Sunday. The Super Bowl, still TV’s single […]...

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February 5, 2017 Just In, The Mix

GRIEGO: Foreign-born, U.S.-raised youth in the Trump age ask, “What do we do next?”

With the election of Donald Trump as president, a countdown of sorts began for one particular group of people: those who are here illegally but were granted […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

No fix for Colorado’s immigrant driver’s license program

Go to traffic court, and you’ll see a crowded room of undocumented immigrants nervously awaiting their hearings, and weary judges trying to find workarounds so […]...

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May 5, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but for immigrants it’s still risky

Immigrants in Colorado face their own version of reefer madness as they deal with a dichotomy in state and federal drug laws that is especially […]...

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October 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

Thrown into the maze: A U.S. citizen’s unfortunate odyssey through the immigration system

GUNNISON – Bernardo Medina was leaving a brief traffic-offense hearing in a Gunnison County courtroom Jan. 27 when he was stopped by federal immigration agents. […]...

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April 20, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Saint Patrick’s Day Knows No Borders

Saint Patrick’s Day quit being political to most people in the United States a long time ago. But this year, U.S. immigrant rights organizers experienced […]...

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March 19, 2015 Just In
Tancredo as Tea Party weather vane

Tancredo as Tea Party weather vane

Tom Tancredo is a firebrand. He is a darling of the grassroots Colorado right. He also may be a 2010 national politics weather vane. John […]...

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February 9, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, 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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First look: The big questions on your November ballot in Colorado

From slavery to smartphones to fixing our “damn roads,” Coloradans could face a kaleidoscope of questions on their November ballots. With the election more than […]

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