immigration

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Cory Gardner votes against blocking Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall

The Colorado Republican has been refusing to say if he would support the resolution rebuking President Donald Trump, making him the focus of national speculation on how he would vote

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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

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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.

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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

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.

Patients now can get regular care at dialysis clinics through Medicaid, saving millions in hospital costs

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He fled China 30 years ago in search of the American dream. Now, he helps others build a better life in Greeley.

Yukwan Lee is living the American dream -- but in this case it’s the Chinese dream, too.

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Colorado to join lawsuit challenging Trump emergency declaration, AG cites impact to military construction budget

Phil Weiser's office says Colorado will join 12 other states to oppose President Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the border with Mexico

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Colorado’s Democratic attorney general is exploring lawsuit to stop Trump’s emergency declaration

Phil Weiser said the president’s order Friday goes against the rule of law. Other Democrats have threatened lawsuits pushing back against the move and the ACLU has already vowed to sue

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After years of backlogs, Colorado’s troubled immigrant driver’s license program could see drastic expansion

Senate Bill 139 would expand the program from four Division of Motor Vehicles offices to address a backlog of applicants for a program that "hasn’t really been available"