Democratic members of Colorado’s Senate and House are calling for a congressional investigation into a whistleblower complaint filed earlier this month stating that immigrants received forced hysterectomies while detained at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Georgia.
Even though U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has painted himself as a defender of Colorado’s cannabis industry and a progressive Republican when it comes to immigration reform, he’s been unable to convince fellow Republicans to pass laws to help marijuana businesses or immigrants.
Three fraternity men, four “Dreamers” and a University of Colorado history professor were on stage Wednesday night in Boulder’s Dairy Arts Center.
Dozens of immigrant advocates rallied at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center in Downtown Denver Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court began considering the fate of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children and were protected from deportation by the Obama Administration, referred to as “Dreamers.”
The National Immigration Forum gave Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) a “Courage to Lead Award” Thursday for his work on immigration legislation last year–not for the senator’s overall record on immigration issues.
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.