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Early Bird Special: Denver on top for homebuyers, Safeway workers say no

Early Bird Special: Denver on top for homebuyers, Safeway workers say no

Jacko. Farrah. Farrah. Jacko. The '70s and the '80s, RIP. Oh, and by the way, here’s our daily roundup of some of the rest of today's news. • Denver is the best place in the country to buy a home,...

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June 25, 2009 Blog, Politics
Swift raid documentary to premiere during DNC

Swift raid documentary to premiere during DNC

The local United Food and Commercial Workers Union is planning to show a documentary movie on the first day of the Democratic National Convention examining the aftermath of the Swift & Co. immigration raids that took place in Greeley...

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August 20, 2008 Blog
There’s Been No “Immigration Debate,” Only Anti-Mexican Posturing

There’s Been No “Immigration Debate,” Only Anti-Mexican Posturing

Respected, longtime political blogger Luis Toro was invited by Colorado Confidential to provide a provocative perspective to our first installment in a recurring series on  […]...

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December 14, 2006 Uncategorized
ICE Raid News From Around the Nation

ICE Raid News From Around the Nation

Questions about the conduct of both the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency and Swift & Co are surfacing as more than 1,282 workers […]...

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December 14, 2006 Uncategorized
Immigration: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Immigration: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Yesterday’s raids on Swift & Co. meatpacking plants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in six of its facilities across the nation exemplifies one of […]...

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December 13, 2006 Uncategorized
ICE Raids Come On Heels of Signing Bonuses

ICE Raids Come On Heels of Signing Bonuses

Swift & Company, the world’s second largest  producer of fresh beef and pork products, has been offering signing bonuses of up to $1,500 to new […]...

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December 12, 2006 Uncategorized
Immigration: Breaking News in Colorado

Immigration: Breaking News in Colorado

It’s a banner day for immigration news around the state. Concerns about legal work status, an immigration raid in meatpacking plants, and costs of enforcement […]...

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December 12, 2006 Uncategorized
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Congressional Hearing

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Congressional Hearing

To the average citizen, a Congressional field hearing can seem like a direct expression of democracy. The truth is they are highly choregraphed affairs with […]...

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September 6, 2006 Uncategorized

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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