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It’s not easy to get an immigration attorney in Colorado

Financial, physical, informational and language barriers all complicate the “just get in line” narrative

Equity

“We Build The Wall” trial against Colorado man ends in mistrial because of deadlocked jury

The trial of Colorado business man Timothy Shea ended with a deadlocked jury. A retrial is unlikely to occur before the fall.

Crime and Courts

Opinion: In any age, the questions confronting refugees are the same

How long will I be here? Where will I end up? Will I be truly accepted for who I am?

Opinion Columns

Racial discrimination, excessive force and retaliation alleged at ICE detention center in Aurora

The complaint, filed by three immigrant rights organizations, could spark an investigation or cause the GEO-run Denver Contract Detention Facility to shut down.

Politics and Government

“It’s like they don’t believe in COVID-19”: Complaint claims ICE failing to contain infections at Aurora facility

Poor health standards resulted in a coronavirus outbreak inside the immigration detention facility run by the private, for-profit GEO Group, advocacy group says.

Coronavirus

Opinion: Dreamers are counting on the Senate to pass the Build Back Better Act

The uncertainty afflicting more than 13,000 Coloradans won’t end until Congress affirms the DACA program

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Widen and shorten the path to citizenship

From my view in the classroom, I can see our current policies tearing families apart

Opinion Columns

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.

Health

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.

Opinion Columns

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.

News

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.

Politics and Government

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.

Politics and Government

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

Crime and Courts

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 Columns

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.

Opinion Columns

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.

Opinion Columns

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.

Crime and Courts

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.

Politics and Government

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.

News

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.

Health
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