immigration

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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"

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“It feels like a Band-Aid”: Colorado federal workers’ unemployment claims near 3,000 as short-term shutdown deal is reached

The Colorado labor department has paid out nearly $450,000 in unemployment claims as of Friday, creating a complicated situation as workers receive back pay

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Despite anti-immigrant rhetoric, Latino GOP voters have held steady under Trump

32 percent of Latino voters supported Republicans in the 2018 midterms, according to AP VoteCast data, defying predictions from pundits

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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

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Jared Polis vs. Walker Stapleton: Where Colorado’s governor candidates stand on the issues

The two candidates are presenting different visions and staking out contrasting positions on the major issues.

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In their final debate, Mike Coffman and Jason Crow touch on everything from campaign tactics and abortion to immigration

Coffman and Crow attacked each other over outside spending and personal integrity in the 30-minute, 9News face-off