Immigrants

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Detained Immigrants Sue Over Getting $1 A Day For Work

Immigrants who were detained at a Colorado facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work, sometimes under threat of solitary confinement.

07/10/2015

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Lawsuit: Immigrants Got $1 A Day For Work At Private Prison In Aurora

Immigrants who were detained at an Aurora facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work.

07/09/2015

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Activists, Immigrants In Denver Speak Out For Deportation Relief

Activists, politicians and immigrants in Denver are calling on elected leaders to support President Barack Obama’s stalled deportation relief effort.

05/19/2015

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Governor Approves Expanded Health Exchange Audit

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law an expanded audit for the state-run health insurance exchange, along with an agreement on funding a program granting driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status.

04/03/2015

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Colorado To Begin Licenses For Immigrants

Colorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status.

07/31/2014

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Colorado Facility Being Considered To House Immigrant Children

A Colorado facility located miles from anywhere is being considered to house some of the immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America.

07/21/2014

Local residents take in a close up view of a damaged bridge on Weld County Road 1 on September 13, 2013 in Longmont.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Colorado Immigrants Face Uncertainty After Floods

Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally returned to their mobile home parks in flood-ravaged Colorado to find that there was little left to salvage — not the water-damaged cars, not the old family pictures and not the sheds carried away by the rushing waters.

09/27/2013

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Immigrant Driver’s License Bill Introduced In Colorado

The sponsor of a bill allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses says he has the support of the state’s sheriffs.

04/02/2013

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Weld County Takes Steps To Protect Immigrants From Crimes

The Weld County District Attorney wants to fight crime by protecting the growing immigrant community.

07/12/2012

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Denver Falls Short For Educated Immigrants

Immigrants in metro Denver fall below the national average in how much higher education they’ve received, the Brookings Institution reported Thursday.

06/09/2011

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