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Tag Archives: Janet Napolitano

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

Watch the NBA All-Star game today to see Carmelo one last time–and to join the War on Terror

If you tune in the NBA All-Star game today to get a last happy look at Carmelo Anthony as a Denver Nugget, you will also be asked to join the front lines of American anti-terrorism work....

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February 20, 2011 Criminal Justice, Politics

Flashback: Tancredo on the virtual border fence boondoggle

The long-coming death of the Bush-era project to build a "virtual fence" along the U.S.-Mexico border was officially announced Friday. Since 2005, taxpayers have shelled out $15 million a mile for roughly 53 miles of networked cameras, ground sensors...

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January 18, 2011 Center Well, Politics
In high country, worry over economic backlash from McInnis immigration stance

In high country, worry over economic backlash from McInnis immigration stance

Mexican tourism and immigration have long been powerful economic drivers in the resort counties former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis used to represent in Congress. Now some Western Slope residents are worried gubernatorial candidate McInnis will destroy that dynamic....

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April 29, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Tom Tancredo: Sarcastic twitter blogger

Tom Tancredo: Sarcastic twitter blogger

Former Colorado Congressman, anti-illegal alien firebrand, talk-radio host, Republican candidate thorn-in-side Tom Tancredo has taken his long mockery of newly non-mavericked Arizona Sen. John McCain […]...

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April 7, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
WATCH: Tancredo calls on Napolitano to resign in wake of rancher murder

WATCH: Tancredo calls on Napolitano to resign in wake of rancher murder

Former Congressman and anti-illegal immigration hawk Tom Tancredo today posted a YouTube ratcheting up his criticism of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, calling […]...

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April 1, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Tancredo demands Napolitano send National Guard to Arizona border

Tancredo demands Napolitano send National Guard to Arizona border

Former U.S. Congressman and anti-illegal immigration firebrand Tom Tancredo called on Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Sunday to send the national guard to the Arizona border, where rancher Rob Krentz was killed this weekend, reportedly by...

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March 29, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
SPLC report backs up Napolitano: Right-wing extremism on the rise

SPLC report backs up Napolitano: Right-wing extremism on the rise

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports this week that since Barack Obama took office, extremist so-called patriot groups grew 244 percent, the number of armed […]...

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March 3, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Apparent immigration detention abuses spark calls in Colorado for reform

Apparent immigration detention abuses spark calls in Colorado for reform

The detention policies of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in Colorado and the network of facilities that has grown here in the last few years are drawing increasing attention among local lawmakers and human rights organizations. Critics of the...

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January 25, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Are they still boarding planes? Tuesday was deadline for new ‘Real ID’ cards

Are they still boarding planes? Tuesday was deadline for new ‘Real ID’ cards

Is Real ID a really failed policy? The Bush-era Real ID Act of 2005 sought to impose standards for identification materials across the country. In […]...

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December 7, 2009 Blog, Politics

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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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