A Colorado clinic’s prescription for healthier patients? Lawyers.
Every day in Commerce City, four lawyers join the physicians, psychiatrists and social workers at Salud Family Health Centers’ clinic, where mending legal ills is as important for health as diet and exercise.
Opinion: Colorado’s Dreamers just celebrated DACA’s 9th anniversary. Now it’s up to Congress to keep the dream alive.
Dreamers who contribute to the nation need permanent protections that allow them to stay here — the place where they grew up, went to school, and built a life.
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.
Democrats advance historic slate of legislation to aid Colorado’s unauthorized immigrants, roll back restrictions
Senate Bill 199 would repeal language barring immigrants in the U.S. illegally from accessing state and local public benefits. It’s among several bills that would affect Colorado immigrants.
Colorado, U.S. Department of Justice end Trump-era legal battle over immigration and policing
Colorado is one of several states that will have its funding reinstated after the Biden administration repealed a policy that requires states cooperate with federal immigration enforcement in order to receive funds
Nicolais: Neil Gorsuch has become the most influential member of the Supreme Court
The justice from Colorado delivers another ruling sure to disappoint former President Trump and Republicans who confirmed him
Opinion: Why we need immigration reform, and why Biden’s policies are a good start
The belief that people are somehow different for moving across arbitrary borders is a phantasm that I don’t know how we’ve managed to perpetuate.
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.
Colorado judge declines to drop charges against Danish man blamed for Spring Creek fire
Jesper Joergensen had overstayed his visa by the time a trash fire near his campsite exploded into the Spring Creek wildfire that burned homes near Fort Garland.
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.
Trump pardons Steve Bannon, but not the Colorado man also charged in border wall scam
Timothy Shea, a Castle Rock entrepreneur, is accused of allowing Bannon and others involved in the "We Build The Wall" campaign to use donations for personal gain.
To ensure noncitizens are included in vaccine drive, Colorado won’t check IDs
State health department is already using the honor system to vaccinate people age 70 and older and warns 459 health providers if they demand ID, they could lose access to vaccine.
The 25 most-read Colorado Sun guest opinion pieces of 2020
Our contributors weigh in on issues facing Colorado; here are the essays that drew the most readers
On Edge: With family missing in Ethiopia’s civil war, Denver woman says her “mind is the hardest place to be”
The anxieties of 2020 in the U.S. amplified in November, when Millete Birhanemaskel's family members went missing when their home region was bombed by the Ethiopian government.
Eight months into coronavirus, an immigrant community in Colorado finds hardship and hope
The coronavirus has killed people in immigrant communities and communities of color at much higher rates than the general public, and left many out of work
Contact tracing in Colorado immigrant communities is most effective with voices from within
Long-standing health care disparities, job insecurity, immigration status, language barriers and a profound distrust of government all complicate the already tricky task
Colorado lawmakers’ coronavirus aid plans include distributing $22.5 million in taxpayer money through nonprofits
Democrats claim that sending the money through non-governmental organizations will ensure it is distributed quickly. Republicans worry about plans to send aid to people living in the U.S. illegally.
Supreme Court seems skeptical of Trump’s plan to exclude noncitizens from the census
No president has tried to do what Trump outlined in a memo in July: remove millions of noncitizens from the once-a-decade head count of the U.S. population.
“We’ll never do as much as he did”: Immigrant meatpacker in Greeley who died from coronavirus left legacy of compassion
Saul Sanchez spent decades working alongside other immigrants and refugees at a JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley that would become a coronavirus hotspot