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Across borders, through detention, and into Colorado classrooms: The journey of...

At 15, he made the long, frightening trek across Central America and the U.S.-Mexico border with a smuggler. Then he continued on an even...

What the cut to the federal refugee cap means for Colorado...

She sat under the fluorescent lights of the resettlement agency office, at a long wooden table with an employee interpreting beside her. The crimson-lined...

Guest Post (with photos): From Haiti to Aurora and back

The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Wiretap: Hillary Clinton is back, with her book in tow, and...

You've heard the pundits on Hillary Clinton's book "What Happened?" Now you can see what the reviewers think, via digg. Let's just say that,...

Wiretap: GOP pols learn to ignore Trump’s past statements because they...

Republicans have learned an important lesson during the healthcare battle, writes Ezra Klein in Vox. They don't have to worry about anything Trump has said...

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...

First person: An immigrant among refugees

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, along with other state and local officials, including Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, welcomed more than 75...

Griego: The well from which we drink

In the first hours after our new president signed an executive order to close this country’s doors to refugees — temporarily for now, for...