The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC), an immigration advocacy group, condemned comments about undocumented workers made by Congressional Redistricting commissioner Bill Leone.
Federal Judge Rules DACA Unlawful, Prompting CO Immigrant Groups to Ask Congress to Pass Reform
Last week a federal judge declared Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program that protects immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, unlawful. While the Biden administration has promised to appeal the decision, Colorado immigrant advocacy groups said the ruling illuminates the need for lasting immigration reform in Congress.
The GOP’s Border Stunt Isn’t Helping Anyone
Herd immunity is important in stopping deadly viruses, but in politics the herd instinct can send a whole species over a cliff.
CO Legislator Says His Comment “We Have Allowed The Weeds to Overwhelm The Garden” Refers to Socialism not Immigrants
Colorado state Rep. Mark Baisley’s (R-Roxborough Park) recent Facebook post about the number of immigrants crossing the nation’s southern border every month led a commenter to invoke a white nationalist conspiracy theory known as the “great replacement.”
CO Bill Aims to Limit Data Sharing Between ICE and State Agencies, Has Bipartisan Support
Last week two bills, each with the goal of protecting immigrant rights, passed through their respective chambers in the Colorado legislature. This is the second of two brief summaries of what each piece of legislation hopes to accomplish. The first can be found here.
CO Republicans Oppose Bill That Would Provide Lawyers for Immigrants
Last week two bills, each with the goal of protecting immigrant rights, passed through their respective chambers in the Colorado legislature. This is the first of two brief summaries of what each piece of legislation hopes to accomplish. The second can be found here.
Stop Calling it a “Border Crisis”
Over the last several weeks, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has reported a rise in the number of migrant children seeking refuge in the United States.
CO Congressman Lambasted for Saying It’s “Truly Disturbing” to Host Migrant Kids at Air Force Base
Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs is being considered by the Department of Defense to host unaccompanied migrant children, and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), whose district includes Colorado Springs, is reportedly not happy about the idea.
The CO GOP’s Strategy to Win Over Latino Voters is Littered With Misconceptions, Say Critics
Colorado’s Republican Party is looking for new ways to attract voters after Colorado shifted further left in the 2020 elections.
Biden Needs to Keep His Promises on Immigration
Joe Biden has done a lot on immigration in a short amount of time — much of it good.