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.
Candidate for Governor Paints Immigrants as Dangerous in Ad Released Amid Family Separation Crisis
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.
State lawmaker: Immigrants have “murdered, mayhemmed, raped” people in sanctuary cities
State Rep. Dave Williams, a Colorado Springs Republican, slammed sanctuary cities during a radio appearance Friday, claiming immigrants are drawn to them and “wreak havoc.”