Suspicions that Trump would demand a high price for the protection of immigrants who arrived in the country as children came to fruition Sunday after the White House released a set of immigration demands, including funding for a border wall, to be met in exchange for a deal on Dreamers.
El Paso County’s new GOP leader attacks women, immigrants, and Muslims
After a contentious meeting last night, the El Paso County Republican Party chose Joshua Hosler, previously the vice chair, to fill the vacant chairman’s seat.
State lawmaker paints Dreamers as criminals
State Rep. Dave Williams, a Republican from Colorado Springs, routinely posts about crimes committed by immigrants on his Twitter account despite the fact that the crime rate among those born in the United States is much higher.
Coffman says Dems would love to score political points with “visual of mass deportation” of immigrants
In a radio interview last week, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) said Democrats would love to exploit imagery of mass deportations of young immigrants.
Gardner now supports the DREAM Act, but does he still oppose offering in-state tuition to young immigrants?
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) Tuesday announced his support of legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children to live, work, and go to school in the U.S. despite his record of opposing such legislation at the federal level as well as a similar state law.
Here’s what Denver immigration lawyers want DACA recipients to know
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Trump administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, leaving the lives of 800,000 young immigrants who are permitted to live, work, and go to school in the United States under DACA hanging in balance.
Top Colorado Democrats urge Trump to keep DACA
Top Colorado Democrats including Gov. John Hickenlooper and House Speaker Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) rallied alongside immigrants and their allies at the state Capitol Friday to urge President Trump not to roll back protections for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.
Denver considers a couple plans to protect immigrants from federal agents
In an effort to ramp up resistance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and protect Denver’s undocumented residents, both Denver City Council and Mayor Michael Hancock are working on proposals to enact certain “sanctuary city” policies.
Colorado lawmaker implies immigrants “destroy American lives,” not all cultures are equal
State Rep. Dave Williams, a Republican from Colorado Springs, is well known for his unfriendly attitude toward undocumented immigrants.
New footage of ICE courthouse arrests reaffirms need for sanctuary policies, advocates say
Two videos in which undercover Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents can be seen conducting arrests at courthouses were released by the Meyer Law Office Tuesday.