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Mayors in Boulder, Denver and Aurora have lately made pronouncements in defense of their “sanctuary city” policies of non-cooperation with federal immigration law enforcement. They are evidently unaware that the sanctuary era was given a death sentence by the Obama administration a full six months before President Trump’s January 25 executive order. Last July 6, […]
Lawmakers in three states plan to introduce legislation modeled on a bill sponsored by a Colorado Springs Republican to impose civil and criminal liability on public officials who establish so-called sanctuary policies that protect undocumented immigrants from federal authorities.
State Rep. Dave Williams swung hard on national television Wednesday at opponents of legislation the Colorado Springs Republican introduced earlier in the week to subject politicians to lawsuits and criminal charges if they’ve helped establish “sanctuary” cities in Colorado.
State officials said an estimated 17 refugees should be arriving in Colorado by Thursday under President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. Seven refugees — from countries including Bhutan, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Afghanistan — were scheduled to arrive in the state Monday and Tuesday, officials with the Colorado Department […]
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday urged President Donald Trump to cancel the temporary ban imposed by executive order on some travelers and all refugees entering the United States.
A Colorado Springs Republican wants victims of what he calls “sanctuary city policies” to be able to file lawsuits and lodge criminal complaints against the “lawless politicians” who put the policies in place. State Rep. Dave Williams said Monday he plans to introduce “The Colorado Politician Accountability Act” this week, legislation aimed at holding officials […]
Colorado’s Democratic members of Congress roundly denounced the travel ban signed by President Donald Trump late Friday while the state’s Republican delegation was split, with responses ranging from a full endorsement to suggestions the Trump administration either fine-tune or substantially overhaul the decree.
In a video posted online Friday, Mayor Michael Hancock says he’s happy to call Denver a “sanctuary city,” adding that every new decree from the Trump administration only firms his resolve to keep Denver “welcoming, open and inclusive for everyone.”