A requirement that Colorado law enforcement report to federal authorities immigrants suspected of living illegally in the U.S. is coming off the books.
Colorado is a step closer to giving driver’s licenses to immigrants living here illegally. The state Senate gave final approval to the idea on a party-line vote Thursday.
A bill being debated at the state Capitol would give illegal immigrants driver’s licenses.
The Colorado Legislature has agreed to repeal a requirement that local law enforcement report people suspected of violating immigration law to federal authorities.
The sponsor of a bill allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses says he has the support of the state’s sheriffs.
Illegal immigrants would be eligible to get Colorado driver’s licenses under a bill Democrats plan to introduce Monday, the third substantial piece of immigration legislation this year for a party that a few years ago joined Republicans in passing strict enforcement laws.
A Colorado requirement that local law enforcement report suspected illegal immigrants to federal authorities moved closer Friday to coming off the books. The Democratic House gave preliminary approval to repealing the 2006 law.
Illegal immigrants are closer to receiving in-state tuition with a bill that’s made it to the farthest point in the Colorado Legislature since it was first introduced 10 years ago.
Illegal immigrants are closer to being eligible for in-state tuition in Colorado. The state Senate gave final approval to the idea Monday with the support of the first Republicans in the chamber ever to agree to the tuition measure.
Colorado State University is giving its support to give undocumented students in-state tuition.