immigration

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

An effort to block ICE agents from making courthouse arrests in Colorado will test Gov. Polis on immigration

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says courthouse arrests are “far safer for everyone involved, including our officers and the person who’s being arrested.”

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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

News Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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 Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Spring Café linked refugees with state lawmakers. A shortage of immigrants means the Denver coffee shop will close.

Spring Café's operators say they can’t find new refugee arrivals to fill jobs at the coffee shop, citing a decrease in people resettling in Colorado under the Trump administration

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Across borders, through detention and into Colorado classrooms: The journey of solo children

In the past year, the number of children getting released to a parent, relative, or other sponsor here in Colorado has more than doubled