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Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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

“It’s like they don’t believe in COVID-19”: Complaint claims ICE failing to contain infections at Aurora facility

Poor health standards resulted in a coronavirus outbreak inside the immigration detention facility run by the private, for-profit GEO Group, advocacy group says.

Coronavirus

Aurora ICE detention facility reports 100 COVID-19 cases

ICE spokesperson Alethea Smock said the facility has received an increasing number of new detainees and transfers from border facilities

Coronavirus

Big idea: It may soon be illegal for Colorado to voluntarily share immigrants’ personal information with ICE

Immigrant communities have long feared their personal data will be used against them. Democrats want to prohibit sharing without a court order.

Politics and Government

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

Opinion: Reforms in the immigration system are urgently needed

Opinion Columns

Colorado joins 16 other states in suing Trump administration over international student visa rule

The lawsuit said the policy change "leaves colleges and universities with an agonizing dilemma"

Education

Once a centrist, Andrew Romanoff’s sharp turn to the left raises questions in U.S. Senate primary

The former Colorado lawmaker once led a group that pushed for tough-on-crime policies and limited government

Politics and Government

Devastated by weather and the coronavirus pandemic, Western Slope farm workers try to hold on

In Palisade, the coronavirus outbreak and a crop-damaging spring freeze hit seasonal farmworkers particularly hard

Coronavirus

Where Hickenlooper and Romanoff split on major policies in Democratic U.S. Senate primary

Health care, the Green New Deal and the electoral college are three areas where the candidates disagree

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

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

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

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado legislators must regulate immigrant detention centers

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Public charge rule has disastrous impact on the health of immigrants

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

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

Opinion: I’m the proof that American immigration reform is overdue

Opinion Columns

Denver officials won’t hand over information sought by Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE, the Homeland Security agency tasked with arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, sent four administrative subpoenas earlier this week to Denver law enforcement

Crime and Courts
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