Those leafing through last Monday’s edition of the Aspen Times might have noticed this cartoon depicting a sombrero-wearing undocumented immigrant receiving better care in a hospital than a U.S. citizen.
In response to reports of inhumane conditions at detention centers where immigrants and refugees are being held, activists with the national organization Lights for Liberty have planned nearly 600 protests and candlelight vigils across the country and abroad on Friday evening.
CO Lawmaker Says It’s Hypocritical for Pro-Choice Dems to Worry About Immigrants Who Miscarry in ICE Custody
State Sen. Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) criticized presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) on social media last week after she expressed concern for pregnant women who have miscarried while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), questioning whether she has the “moral authority” to do so given her pro-choice stance.
Religious activist groups came together at the Capitol Tuesday for another “Faithful Tuesdays,” a multi-faith event, which focused this week on immigration.
With over 800,000 federal workers still going without pay as a partial government shutdown over border wall funding continues, some Colorado lawmakers are refusing to accept paychecks or planning to donate their earnings to charity.
During The 2013 Government Shutdown, Four CO Lawmakers Said They’d Donate Their Salaries. Gardner Has Yet To Prove He Did So.
With a government shutdown looming as federal funds are set to run out Dec. 21, some lawmakers could again promise to donate their shutdown salaries to charity rather than cash in while many federal workers go without pay.
CO Lawmakers Are Using an Iowa Woman’s Death To Push Their Anti-Immigrant Agenda. The Victim’s Family Wants None of It.
Colorado lawmakers are joining the nationwide chorus of conservatives who are seizing on the death of an Iowa woman who was allegedly killed by an undocumented immigrant to push the false narrative that immigrants make communities less safe and to advocate for tougher immigration laws.
If you’ve been following Colorado’s governor’s race, you know that former Congressman Tom Tancredo gave Republican Walker Stapleton his full-throated endorsement during the GOP primary, embellishing Stapleton with Tancredo’s ultra-conservative imprimatur and delivering primary voters to Stapleton, who’s connections to the Bush dynasty were viewed with skepticism by Tea Party types.
In May, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) took legislative action to acknowledge the “dark moment” of Japanese internment camps, but faced with the current reality of the Trump administration’s child internment camps, he refused to join any of the several legislative efforts to stop them, instead only signing on to a letter.
As disturbing details were emerging regarding the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton, who’s favored to become the Republican nominee for governor, released an ad that paints immigrants as a threat to national security.