immigration policy

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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

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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

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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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Colorado slated to offer immigrant driver’s licenses at 11 offices after governor signs bill expanding program

Polis signed Senate Bill 139 on Tuesday, which aims to end the long backlogs immigrant applicants faced to get a license under the five-year-old program

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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

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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.

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2 legal marijuana workers in Denver were denied citizenship because of their jobs, underscoring a national question

Advocates have warned immigrants in Colorado and elsewhere of the damage that state-permitted marijuana use could do to their legal status