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Contact tracing in Colorado immigrant communities is most effective with voices from within

Long-standing health care disparities, job insecurity, immigration status, language barriers and a profound distrust of government all complicate the already tricky task

Denver lands CARNE y ARENA, a powerful immersive, virtual reality experience about refugees

Filmmaker Alejandro Iñárritu collected the stories of refugees and guards, using VR goggles to share the very real anguish and terror of surreptitious crossings of the southern border

Culture

“This sort of weird torture is over”: Colorado DACA recipients on their hopes, fears after Supreme Court ruling

The Colorado Sun spoke to several Colorado DACA recipients on Thursday to gauge their reactions -- and feelings about the future -- after the long-awaited ruling on the Obama-era program

Politics and Government

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump’s bid to end DACA

There are thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in Colorado

Politics and Government

All inmates at Aurora immigration detention facility will be tested for coronavirus

Eleven inmates at the U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement processing center in Aurora have tested positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus

Coloradans in the U.S. illegally — and their citizen families — were denied coronavirus aid. Will the state step in?

Democratic lawmakers and advocates want to follow California’s lead and offer assistance regardless of citizenship status

Politics and Government

Opinion: We need radical action to respond to the coronavirus and the resulting inequity

Opinion Columns

Woman taking refuge in southwest Colorado church hits 1,000 day mark

Rosa Sabido, a Mexican national, has been trying to gain legal residency in the U.S. for decades after moving to Cortez with her mother when she was 23

News

ICE asks federal judge to force Denver to turn over information on 4 men subject to deportation

Accusing ICE of seeking the information for “political reasons," Denver said it would not comply unless a judge determined that the orders were appropriate

Crime and Courts

Gov. Polis pardons Ingrid Encalada Latorre, who has spent years in sanctuary trying to avoid deportation

Polis also granted pardons to four other people and commuted the sentences of three people in his first use of his clemency powers since taking office a year ago

Politics and Government

Andrew Romanoff’s record on immigration complicates his progressive bid for U.S. Senate

The Democrat led the Colorado House in 2006 when it passed a series of measures targeting people living in the U.S. illegally. Romanoff says he deeply regrets that legislation, which came during a wave of anti-immigrant policies across the nation.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Colorado’s students deserve better — pass protections for Dreamers

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado’s representatives in D.C. must take a stand against detention center horrors

Opinion Columns

Opinion: For domestic violence victims, the price of immigration-related fears may be nothing short of death

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Let’s separate fact from fiction when it comes to the detention of immigrants in Aurora

Opinion Columns

Colorado advocates see rise in immigrant domestic violence victims reporting deportation threats by their abusers

Denver-based Latina Safehouse says it helped 150 clients in all of 2018. This year, the number already has topped 300.

News

U.S. Supreme Court blocks 2020 census citizenship question in case Colorado joined

The court says the Trump administration's explanation for wanting to add the question was "more of a distraction" than an explanation

Politics and Government

A look at how immigration authorities make arrests amid reports of planned operations across U.S.

The Miami Herald reported that 10 cities are expected to be targeted in raids starting Sunday, including Denver

News

Opinion: When ICE fails to distinguish between the accused and the guilty, justice for all is hampered

Opinion Columns

Homeland Security watchdog slams conditions at ICE detention facilities, including one in Aurora

At the facility in Aurora, detainees were not allowed visits from friends or families, even though there was room for them to do so

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