Illegal immigrants

Mancos church celebrates Rosa Sabido’s first year in sanctuary

The Mancos United Methodist Church held a traditional Spanish fair on Saturday to celebrate Rosa Sabido’s first year in sanctuary at the Mancos United Methodist Church. Supporters celebrated with...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield business owner deported to Honduras

Edin Ramos, a Bayfield business owner who has been held in an Immigration and Custom Enforcement detention center in Aurora since February, has been deported to his home country, Honduras. Ramos,...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to correct Congressional Record

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis will correct the Congressional Record after misidentifying a Bayfield family as his constituents, said Jessica Bralish, Polis’ spokeswoman. The congressman, a Democrat running...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis incorrectly claims constituents on House floor

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is declining to say if he will correct the congressional record after misidentifying a Bayfield family as his constituents during an April 2016 speech on the U.S. House floor....

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vigil planned for Bayfield resident facing deportation

Community members have organized a candlelight vigil for Bayfield resident Edin Ramos, a native of Honduras, who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in early February. The silent...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

ICE revokes Bayfield business owner’s permission to stay in U.S.

The fate of a Bayfield resident who owns two businesses is uncertain after Immigration and Customs Enforcement suddenly detained him when he showed up to a regularly scheduled appointment with ICE...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

State lawmakers advance bill on immigrant license renewals

DENVER – State lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow unauthorized immigrants to renew their Colorado driver’s licenses online or by mail instead of through an in-person appointment. The...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DREAMers ask for support ahead of legislation deadline

A group of immigrants and their supporters made an impassioned plea for action Saturday morning ahead of the looming March deadline for DREAM Act legislation. The Colorado Immigrant Rights...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With budget agreement in place, Gardner looks to focus on immigration

WASHINGTON – The government shut down for five hours early Friday. Another failure by Congress to pass a temporary spending bill – the fifth since Sept. 30 – led to the second government shut down...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds move to replace US border barriers in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Trump administration announced Monday it was preparing to replace existing vehicle barriers along a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico that officials call “an...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango 9-R board reassures undocumented students’ safety at school

Concerned that students of families in the country without documentation are fearful of being apprehended at schools, a group of Durango High School students recently asked the school board to...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

SAN FRANCISCO – Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, was shouted down Monday by young immigrants at an event in her hometown of San Francisco to drum up support for legislation that...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World