Illegal Immigrants

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bennet: Best Shot In 20 Years For Immigration Fix

Senator Michael Bennet says that, for the first time in 20 years, there is hope an immigration overhaul will pass Congress.

02/01/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado Immigrant Tuition Bill Advances

Illegal immigrants in Colorado are closer to getting in-state tuition rates, as long as they seek citizenship.

01/25/2013

An image from the rally on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Illegal Immigrants Rally For Lower Colorado Tuition Rate

Dozens of jubilant students cheered Democratic lawmakers at the Colorado Capitol who want to lower tuition costs for illegal immigrants graduating from state high schools.

01/15/2013

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Report: Colorado ’06 Immigration Enforcement Law Costly

Immigrant rights advocates say a 2006 Colorado law requiring police to report suspected illegal immigrants has resulted in detentions for low-level crimes and longer jail stays.

12/05/2012

Federal Immigration Officials Worry About Victims

Federal immigration officials are offering to help illegal immigrant victims of violence.

08/02/2012

Federal officials are offering programs to help victims of violence within the illegal immigration community in Colorado. (Photo credit should read DAVID BUIMOVITCH/AFP/GettyImages)

Feds Offer Help To Victimized Illegal Immigrants

Officials plan to announce their programs on Thursday in Centennial to help illegal immigrants who are victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and violent crimes such as rape, murder, and sexual assault.

08/02/2012

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Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants May Get Spot On Nov. Ballot

A plan allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses is fighting for a spot on the November ballot.

06/21/2012

An image from the meeting on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Discuss Denver Metro State’s Immigrant Tuition Rate

A Denver college’s move to establish a special tuition rate for illegal immigrant students has spiraled into a legal fight involving the state’s attorney general.

06/20/2012

Cheers erupted at Colorado's Hispanic Chamber of Commerce over Pres. Obama's announcement on illegal immigrants Friday (credit: CBS)

Coloradans React To Obama’s Illegal Immigration Policy Change

Coloradans are reacting to what some are calling an extreme policy change when it comes to illegal immigrants in the U.S. Some say it’s a ploy to get vote, others say the Hispanic vote isn’t one to be ignored this election.

06/15/2012

Metro State College of Denver (credit: CBS)

AG Reviewing Metro State’s New Tuition Rate

The Colorado Attorney General’s office is reviewing a discounted tuition rate for illegal immigrant students set by the Metropolitan State College of Denver – a debate that has divided state lawmakers for years.

06/13/2012

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