DENVER (AP) – A Denver city agency is responding to President Donald Trump’s delay of immigration sweeps in Denver and other municipalities by saying it is “sickened by the use of immigrant families as pawns in this political game.” The Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships issued that statement late Saturday.

It said it will assist immigrant families with any questions about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement policy.

Denver’s Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs also signed off on the statement.

News of a nationwide ICE operation sparked concern among immigrant advocates.

It had been expected to begin Sunday, targeting people with final orders of removal from the country. Trump delayed the operation Saturday, saying he wanted to provide lawmakers time to work out solutions to illegal immigration at the southern border.

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Comments (2)
  1. Darrell Janzen says:

    they are here illegally and under court order to leave — what about illegals do you not understand

  2. Keeping in mind this is liberal Denver where the immigrant, refugee, illegal alien come before out citizens. Our cities look like tent cities for the homeless. We have 100,000 veterans homeless. But the top priority is to help non citizens?

    THE STAMPEDE AT OUR SOUTHERN BORDER:

    The current migration at our border is costing taxpayers a Kings ransom ($17,000 per day ABC news.) Fleeing persecution? or fleeing for freebies? they sure don’t stay in Mexico when they reach “safety” or ask or offered political asylum in Mexico. Why? because Mexico will give them NOTHING. So they make the long journey to our border, our generous Democrats, and our tax dollars.

    We have Democrat / Socialist / Activists in the Northern Triangle of South America & Mexico; even as you read this instructing the populations the “benefits” & laws of coming to the USA and to make sure you bring your children and use the the magic words…..”credible fear.” Mexico recently arrested two socialist activists who were instrumental in the organizing of prior caravans,

    Then you have a Democrat House saying the crisis is “manufactured” as literally thousands attack our border daily? National Sovereignty is a myth to Democrats. The crisis is manufactured…by the Democrats themselves. Make no mistake about this, Democrats want this to happen and never stop.. They will with hold border security support allowing as many illegal aliens to enter the country as possible overwhelming our BP & ICE before assisting in border security (if ever.).

    THE LIE OF TPS / DACA:

    To Democrats/Progressives/Socialists (whats the difference?) programs like Temporary Protective Status (TPS) or Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals (DACA) are permanent programs. There is nothing “temporary or deferred” about these programs to Democrats. These programs are designed to admit refugees (usually from the third world) then Democrats fight to keep them here permanently using the charge of racism, religion, guilt, against anyone opposed. Simple formula works great.

    Just a few examples of the more outrageous costs associated with illegal immigration, we will pass this burden on to our children & grand children as has been passed on to us.