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Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Immigration and Customs Enforcement

ICE subpoenas Denver law enforcement for information on 4 people wanted for deportation

If Denver officials don't respond, ICE, the Homeland Security agency responsible for arresting and deporting people in the U.S. illegally, could take the subpoena to a federal judge

News

Asylum-seekers find compassion, resources at “House of Peace” once released from Aurora immigration center

Casa de Paz, tucked in a cul-de-sac not far from the GEO immigration facility in Aurora, offers a safe -- and secret -- location for new arrivals to get their bearings

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: Here’s why some Colorado families are dropping Medicaid coverage for their kids

Opinion Columns

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

Opinion Columns

A prominent Republican announces challenge to Jason Crow amid uncertainty GOP can win back 6th District

Steve House, the former state Republican Party chairman, is looking to flip a key U.S. House seat in the 2020 election

Politics and Government

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

Trump administration’s immigration roundup that targeted 2,100 nets 35 arrests

News

Aurora police investigating U.S. flag’s removal during protest at immigration detention facility

In a statement on Facebook , Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz said police decided not to intervene when the flags were being removed to protect the safety of the majority of protesters who were acting peacefully

Crime and Courts

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

News

An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concerns

House Bill 1124 codifies a court ruling preventing jails from holding people just on immigration offenses and would prevent Colorado police from working on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But it started out much more sweeping

Politics and Government

Anyone who works in marijuana — legal or not — can be denied U.S. citizenship, immigration authorities say

In Colorado, immigration attorneys say at least two green-card holders were denied citizenship because they worked or had worked in marijuana-related jobs. There are probably more, they say.

Business

Colorado sues Trump administration for money withheld over immigration enforcement

Lawsuit claims Trump administration doesn't have authority to hold back $2.7 million in public safety grants based on Colorado's refusal to comply with certain federal immigration enforcement demands

Crime and Courts

A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportation

Under current Colorado law, a Class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of a year. By reducing that to 364 days, people with visas or permanent legal status would be protected from facing mandatory deportation proceedings.

Crime and Courts

Immigration detention center in Aurora opens to media amid criticism of mumps, chicken pox quarantines

The latest round of disease came from detainees who sought asylum at the Mexican border and were flown to Colorado, say ICE agents

Politics and Government

El Paso County sheriff can’t hold people for immigration authorities, judge rules

Courts in several states have ruled that sheriffs cannot hold people on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without violating the 4th Amendment

Crime and Courts
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