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Jeanette Vizguerra granted stay of removal, will leave sanctuary

Undocumented immigrant and longtime Denver resident Jeanette Vizguerra has been granted a stay of removal from deportation until March 15, 2019. Vizguerra, who is originally...

TIME gave her a global award. Fear of deportation may keep...

Undocumented immigrant, Denver resident and longtime activist Jeanette Vizguerra is one of the 100 most influential people in the world. So says TIME magazine,...

What should a community do to protect its immigrants?

On a sunny morning in early March, over 400 people hit the sidewalks of Greeley, a small city on Colorado’s Eastern Plains. A diverse...

Colorado congressman: “Rogue” ICE agent drove Denver immigrant into sanctuary

The decision to deny Denver immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra a stay of deportation, driving her into sanctuary in a church basement, was the work of...

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...

Who gets to stay? Who has to leave? Deportation under Obama...

In 2009, before Colorado repealed its controversial “show me your papers” law, Jeanette Vizguerra was pulled over on her way to work for driving...

Littwin: Trump is not quite so funny if you’ve sought sanctuary...

At least at one point in his unsurprisingly unhinged news conference Thursday, Donald Trump told the truth. This is headline stuff, because generally, as...

Facing deportation under Trump, Denver woman enters immigration sanctuary

When Jeanette Vizguerra’s attorney Hans Meyer walked into the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Centennial this morning, he found the lobby full of...

Fearing Trump’s policies, Colorado’s undocumented immigrants get organized

For some, the change tomorrow will mean saving as much money as possible while they still can. For others, it'll mean living in homes...

Undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra celebrates small victory

The Colorado Independent has been following the story of Jeanette Vizguerra -- an undocumented immigrant in Denver. There have been ups and downs in...