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Early Bird Special: Denver on top for homebuyers, Safeway workers say...

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, according to a Forbes study reported by The Denver Business Journal. It all comes down to Denver's strong "fundamentals," the report says, citing an increase in prices paid per square foot this year and less of a drop in transactions than other cities over the last year. “Denver scores very well in terms of being able to bring people into a stable housing market,” an economist said, pointing to great "growth potential." Cities following Denver on the list: Phoenix, Boston, San Diego and Los Angeles. Detroit was in the worst shape of 25 cities analyzed. Read the whole Forbes report here.

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 and other cities across the nation in 2006.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...