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Racial discrimination, excessive force and retaliation alleged at ICE detention center in Aurora

The complaint, filed by three immigrant rights organizations, could spark an investigation or cause the GEO-run Denver Contract Detention Facility to shut down.

Politics and Government

The need for preschool has never been greater — and never harder — for struggling Colorado families to get

Early childhood education is a boon to kids and their parents, but who can access it depends heavily on who can pay for it, and in Colorado demand outstrips the supply of preschool facilities and workers.


Future funding uncertain for Littleton Immigrant Resources Center that has aided hundreds

On Sept. 11, the city council came to a 5-2 decision to move ahead with cutting the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center's roughly $150,000 in annual funding


Are Colorado’s latest efforts to get more people vaccinated working?

$100 Walmart gift cards are increasing participation at pop-up vaccination sites by threefold. And Denver Health navigators have called 10,000 refugees and immigrants.


Colorado farmworker rights and wages bills signed into law, along with other measures aiding immigrants

The farm labor rule was part of a raft of bills passed by the Democrat-controlled Legislature to boost immigrant rights.


Colorado bill would give free contraceptives to immigrants

Medical studies show access to contraception leads to declines in maternal and infant mortality and higher graduation rates among young women.

Politics and Government

Opinion: Colorado needs an immigrant legal defense fund so no one has to go to court alone

State lawmakers should do everything in their power to ensure Colorado families remain together, free from fear and persecution driven by politics.

Opinion Columns

Pritchett: The U.S.-Mexico border is in crisis, even if you can’t see it directly

If you haven’t felt a place, it’s less likely you’ll want to protect it.

Opinion Columns

“Immigrants, Ornaments and Legacies” recounts the 1950s rise of Christmas bulbs

Post-war America and its new-found disposable income fueled a rapidly developing market for holiday decorations, with some of the early standards brought to the U.S. by immigrants

Book Excerpts

Wilson: African immigrants often blindsided by American racial hatred

Opinion Columns

Jared Polis is taking big money from private donors to fund key positions in Colorado governor’s office

The work covered by private gifts and grants include the Colorado governor’s top issues -- climate change, immigration and early childhood

Sun Investigation

Opinion: Coloradans are proud to support the fight for the rule of law

Opinion Columns

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


Governor issues directive barring Colorado agencies from helping with federal immigration enforcement

The executive guidance signed Wednesday by Jared Polis prevents U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from gathering people’s personal information from the state unless agents have a court order or are investigating a crime

Politics and Government

Coronavirus has left an Aurora clinic for refugees busier than ever and facing big challenges

Since the coronavirus crisis hit Colorado, P.J. Parmar estimates his staff of 10 at Ardas Family Medicine has tested close to 300 refugees for the new coronavirus, with 45% coming back positive.


As one who teaches prisoners writing and literature, I offer this to all of us living in isolation

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Write On, Colorado

Opinion: Do what’s best for all Coloradans by protecting our immigrant community

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


Colorado to consider bill similar to one that prompted DHS to cut off “trusted-traveler” programs for New Yorkers

State lawmakers will weigh whether to limit what personal information state agencies, including the Division of Motor Vehicles, can release to other governmental organizations, like U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Politics and Government

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
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