Gay rights. Gun control. Taxes. Illegal immigration. The Colorado Legislature will be far from timid this year.
Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has set up a major tuition showdown with Metro State. The only question now is who’s coming to the fight?
President Obama’s recent announcement about illegal immigration may attract certain votes, but not necessarily the ones many think.
GOP critics of Metro’s decision to adopt a separate tution rate for illegal immigrants betrays a key plank of the Republican platform.
The details of the bill can and will be debated thoroughly. However, beyond the details, I think that Republican legislators have a unique opportunity to give themselves a leg up in the 2012 election by helping to pass this version of the ASSET bill.
A report found that nearly half of audited Colorado employers are not complying with a state law to verify the legal status of newly hired workers.
A Republican-led committee in the Colorado House could halt an attempt to lower tuition rates for illegal immigrants when the measure is heard Monday.
Lawmakers gave preliminary approval to a bill requiring law enforcement to report to prosecutors a person they believe is in the country illegally.
Colorado Republican senators are pushing for bills cracking down on illegal immigration, including one that would give police broad authority to arrest people suspected of being in the country illegally.