immigration

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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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Six big takeaways from The Colorado Sun’s forum with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers

The politicians discussed everything from how to improve Colorado’s vaccination rate to their reactions to the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting and the resignation Sunday of state Rep. Rochelle Galindo

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Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.

There are hundreds of bills left unresolved in the General Assembly as lawmakers enter the final week of the four-month legislative session

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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

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Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump administration to uphold DACA

There are an estimated 17,000 people living in Colorado with DACA protections

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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