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Posts Tagged ‘immigration’

Colorado Independent | Lambert to introduce Arizona-style immigration legislation for Colorado

Colorado Independent | Lambert to introduce Arizona-style immigration legislation for Colorado

Colorado State Senator-elect Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, told The Colorado Independent Monday that he will introduce legislation early in the next session that would be nearly a carbon copy of Arizona’s SB 1070. “We will introduce a [...]

Center for American Progress | What are the economic effects of Arizona’s immigration law?

Center for American Progress | What are the economic effects of Arizona’s immigration law?

How is Arizona's immigration law affecting its economy? Watch Angela Kelley from the Center for American Progress.

Colorado Independent | CU students demand in-state tuition for undocumented Colorado residents

Colorado Independent | CU students demand in-state tuition for undocumented Colorado residents

BOULDER – We’ve heard it a million times before, students these days just don’t care. But that’s a misconception according to 80 University of Colorado students who packed into a meeting on Wednesday, determined to start a full-blown [...]

Colorado Independent | Numbers show Hispanic voters carried the day for Colorado Democrats

Colorado Independent | Numbers show Hispanic voters carried the day for Colorado Democrats

Eighty-one percent of Latino voters in Colorado voted for Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. Split the Latino vote down the middle between Bennet and Republican Ken Buck and Buck wins easily. Even if Buck had only received 30 percent of the Latino [...]

NPR | Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law

NPR | Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law

The law could send hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to prison in a way never done before. And it could mean hundreds of millions of dollars in profits to private prison companies responsible for housing them. According to Corrections [...]

Boulder City Council Asks Staff for a Report on ICE Program

Boulder City Council Asks Staff for a Report on ICE Program

At least five Boulder City Council members agreed to ask Boulder city staff and police to report on the impact of a proposed program of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) on local law enforcement and safety in the community. The ICE [...]

Colorado Independent | Undocumented Colorado Youth Feel Trapped, Call for Change

Colorado Independent | Undocumented Colorado Youth Feel Trapped, Call for Change

Maria, 22, left Zacatecas, Mexico, at the age of twelve to join her mother who had been working in the United States for four years. “It wasn’t the country that I was looking forward to. I mean I just wanted to go to my mom, even if it [...]

Boulder Does the Right(s) Thing

Boulder Does the Right(s) Thing

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 I love this quotation.  It runs through my head each time I am [...]

CSMonitor.com | Arizona immigration law: Can city boycotts work?

CSMonitor.com |  Arizona immigration law: Can city boycotts work?

It’s a long, laborious, and ultimately costly gesture, economists warn, but more US cities are joining the pile-on of boycotts designed to sock Arizona for its tough new immigration policy. The Arizona immigration law, requiring police to [...]

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