“This was a question of justice,” Gov. John Hickenlooper told an afternoon news conference, noting that 98 of the 100 members of the state Assembly had backed a motion calling for Rene Lima-Marin’s pardon. “This was a pretty clear example of someone who’s done all the work necessary to earn a second chance.”
Sanctuary cites are only a symptom of a greater problem that requires fixing our broken immigration system and I look forward to working with my colleagues in Congress, on both sides of the aisle, to get the job done
The APS board Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution presented by nonprofit advocates Rise Colorado and a large group of immigrant students and parents. The resolution reaffirms APS policy to not share student information including immigration status with anyone. It also directs APS to collaborate with service providers and other nonprofits that work with the immigrant community.
All of Aurora suffers when officials like these six lawmakers cower in fear from Trump and his administration. All of the region suffers when leaders believe they must publicly defend the city’s lawful policies against allegations from bigoted social media trolls and disgraced cable TV personalities
“I truly believe that this resolution that we’re trying to pass hampers all the efforts that we are trying to make; all the progress that we have made to make Aurora a welcoming city,” said Jeanette Rodriguez, who serves as co-chairwoman of the city’s Immigrant and Refugee Commission.
Jeanette Vizguerra left the First Unitarian Church near the state Capitol surrounded by her children and supporters. Speaking to the crowd while holding her daughter’s hand, she said she is happy to be with her family for Mother’s Day but sad that Ingrid Encalada Latorre is still living in a Quaker meeting house in Denver because she’s facing removal from the United States
Students, many immigrants and refugees themselves from Asian and African countries, along with the nonprofit Rise Colorado, last week presented the APS school board with a resolution that would declare the school system a “safe and inclusive school community.”
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Republican negotiators were following the lead of Trump, who signaled Monday evening that he would not insist on $1 billion worth of wall funding now as an addition to the $1 trillion-plus spending bill. Trump told a gathering of conservative media reporters that he might be willing to wait until September for the funding
They had come for better jobs, many to earn more money to help raise their children, their defense lawyer told a federal magistrate in a quiet west Texas courtroom about 3 miles (5 kilometers) north of the Mexican border