Immigration

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  (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  (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

Immigration activists rally at a church where Arturo Hernandez is living to avoid deportation (credit: CBS)

Executive Order On Immigration To Affect Millions

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation– including some living in Colorado.

11/14/2014

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Spicy, Meaty and Hearty: The CD6 Debate

CBS4 and CPT-12 hosted a debate featuring the candidates running in the Sixth Congressional District, one of the most hotly contested races in the nation, and it was everything we should expect from candidates running for election.

10/09/2014

The scene Tuesday morning (credit: CBS)

Immigration Demonstrators Arrested After Blocking Denver Streets

Police arrested five people who blocked Broadway in front of the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest immigrant deportations and call on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet to take action.

09/30/2014

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