U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis on Thursday congratulated Jeanette Vizguerra, an immigrant rights activist who has been living in a Denver church to avoid deportation to Mexico, for her appearance on the TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the most influential people in the world.
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For Democrat Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer and former deputy mayor of Denver, it’s all about opportunity, and that’s what she wanted to talk about as she prepared to make her run for governor of Colorado official.
Declaring that he’ll stand up for Colorado in the face of threats from the Trump administration, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, an Arvada Democrat, made his campaign for governor official on Sunday afternoon at a grocery store in Golden.
Republican lawmakers have revived and revamped controversial legislation targeting so-called sanctuary jurisdictions and the politicians who support the policies behind them, although the new bill would only subject elected officials to lawsuits, not criminal prosecution.
One thing in the volatile debate about immigration is clear. There are no simple executive fixes or legislative solutions. No portion of language or law can eliminate the striking divisions here in our community or in the nation. But there is one way to turn down the heat and focus the light on this subject […]
Editor: The BRIDGE Act, introduced by a group of bipartisan senators, was written to maintain the legal status of 750,000 DACA recipients. These Dreamers are an integral part of our society – they are veterans, doctors, teachers and small business owners deserving of the status previously granted to them.