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.
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.
Activists, politicians and immigrants in Denver are calling on elected leaders to support President Barack Obama’s stalled deportation relief effort.
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.
Colorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status.
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.
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.
The sponsor of a bill allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses says he has the support of the state’s sheriffs.
The Weld County District Attorney wants to fight crime by protecting the growing immigrant community.
Immigrants in metro Denver fall below the national average in how much higher education they’ve received, the Brookings Institution reported Thursday.