Illegal Immigration

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Study: Immigration Changes Will Help Colorado Revenue

An analysis by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy says Colorado would gain almost $43 million in tax revenue if people in the state who entered the country illegally were allowed to work legally.


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Bennet Key Player In Senate Immigration Bill

The Senate passed a measure that would put illegal immigrants in Colorado and in the U.S. on the path to citizenship. Sen. Michael Bennet played a key role in developing that legislation.


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New Bill Calls For Dramatic Changes To U.S. Immigration System

The U.S. immigration system would undergo dramatic changes if a new bill being introduced is passed, but before anything else happens there must be a plan to secure the border.


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Broader Immigrant Tuition Proposed In Colorado

Illegal immigrants who grow up in the state should be eligible for in-state tuition, not a higher, compromise rate, Colorado Democrats told The Associated Press Monday.


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Gun Control, Gay Rights, Taxes Headline Colorado Session

Gay rights. Gun control. Taxes. Illegal immigration. The Colorado Legislature will be far from timid this year.


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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

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”.


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Colorado AG Sets Up Tuition Showdown

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?


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The Wrong Assumption About Obama’s Immigration Move

President Obama’s recent announcement about illegal immigration may attract certain votes, but not necessarily the ones many think.


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Hypocritical Critics of Metro Tuition Decision

GOP critics of Metro’s decision to adopt a separate tution rate for illegal immigrants betrays a key plank of the Republican platform.


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Dezzutti: ASSET Could Be A Real Asset For GOP

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.





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