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.
A proposal to grant driver’s licenses for Colorado drivers in the country illegally is expected to get its first vote Wednesday, and one Republican senator said he’s leaning toward voting in favor of the bill.
The Colorado Legislature has agreed to repeal a requirement that local law enforcement report people suspected of violating immigration law to federal authorities.
A Colorado requirement that local law enforcement report suspected illegal immigrants to federal authorities moved closer Friday to coming off the books. The Democratic House gave preliminary approval to repealing the 2006 law.
A divisive 2006 law requiring Colorado police to report suspected illegal immigrants to federal authorities could be coming off the books.
The district attorney in Weld County, who unsuccessfully ran for Senate in 2010, says he’s battling lymphoma.
The Colorado House passed a proposal Friday allowing students who entered the U.S. illegally to pay lower college tuition, sending the bill to Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is expected to sign it.
An immigrant tuition bill has gotten its first-ever support from Republicans in the Colorado Senate.
Recent moves by Republicans are showing that there is a potential evolution in the party built to attract Latino voters.
Rep. Mike Coffman is one of many Republicans nationwide who have tempered their tone on immigration — if not reversed course completely — after years of tacking right to appeal to grass-roots activists who dominate GOP primaries.