Immigration

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Immigration Action Rally Goes On In Denver Despite Judge’s Ruling

A federal judge put the brakes on President Obama’s executive action on immigration that was supposed to take effect on Wednesday, but it didn’t stop a group in Denver from holding a rally.

02/17/2015

Immigration reform advocates march through Denver, Colorado. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Colorado Moves Closer To Immigrant License Showdown

DENVER (CBS DENVER/AP) — The Colorado Legislature is moving closer to a partisan showdown over granting immigrants driver’s licenses regardless of legal status. The GOP Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill related to […]

02/12/2015

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Man Trying To Avoid Deportation Gets Support From Demonstrators

A group on Wednesday gathered in front of the federal immigration court to support a father who may be separated from his family.

01/14/2015

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman Splits With Republicans To Oppose Dreamer Roll Back

Congressman Mike Coffman voted against overturning one of President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies even though he disagrees with the president using executive orders to deal with immigration.

01/14/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Arturo Hernandez with his family on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Immigrant’s Family Hopes He Will Be Able To Leave Church

The family of an immigrant living in a Denver church to avoid deportation is returning from a lobbying trip to Washington DC.

12/12/2014

Arturo Hernandez with his family on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Immigrant Family Heads To DC To Plead Its Case

When President Obama outlined why he was letting as many as 4 million immigrants stay and work legally in this country last month, it sounded like he was talking about Arturo Hernandez.

12/09/2014

Cory Gardner delivers his acceptance speech in the U.S. Senate race on Nov. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Playbook For GOP To Defuse Immigration Issue Found In Colorado

Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama’s moves on immigration without alienating the nation’s fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.

11/23/2014

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks to Rep. Jared Polis about Pres. Obama's immigration reform (credit: CBS)

Polis Applauds Obama’s Action On Immigration Reform

Colorado Democrat Rep. Jared Polis is applauding President Obama’s action on immigration reform calling it “great news for our country.”

11/21/2014

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