Immigration

Court: Texas can enforce more of ‘sanctuary cities’ law

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas can require law enforcement to comply with requests from federal immigration authorities to detain people in local jails for possible deportation under a new “sanctuary...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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

Trump, top Democrats agree to work on deal to save ‘dreamers’ from deportation

WASHINGTON – Democratic leaders announced late Wednesday that they agreed with President Donald Trump to pursue a legislative deal that would protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Rosa Sabido marks 100 days at Mancos sanctuary

Mancos residents gathered at the town’s United Methodist Church on Sunday to honor Cortez resident Rosa Sabido’s 100th day in sanctuary there. Sabido, a Mexican national, was told in May that her...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Defend DACA rally draws crowd to Santa Rita Park

Marsha Cohen is a first-generation American who feels strongly about President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “My family immigrated here from...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DACA: End to program will weaken, not strengthen, U.S. economy and security

The timing of the announcement of Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could not have been worse. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a message...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Immigration announcement sparks fear, concern and hope

A group of Fort Lewis College students and faculty made an impassioned plea for action Tuesday evening after President Donald Trump announced earlier in the day that he plans to phase out the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump expected to end ‘Dreamers’ program, with delay

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, but with a six-month delay,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Thousands of Colorado immigrants await Trump DACA decision

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper, state lawmakers and dozens of young immigrants and activists urged President Donald Trump on Friday to keep federal protections for immigrant children whose parents...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump’s sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes

CHICAGO – From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico county to keep ‘immigrant friendly’ policy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico commissioners have decided to keep a policy declaring Bernalillo County an immigrant-friendly community despite threats from U.S. Justice Department to defund...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chicago files federal lawsuit over sanctuary cities threat

CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies to court, with Chicago becoming one of the first cities Monday to sue the government over what...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World