Immigration

Memorial for Rosa Sabido’s mother to be Saturday

A memorial Mass and service for Blanca Esthela Valdivia Baldo, the late mother of Rosa Sabido, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Mancos United Methodist Church, 470 Grand Ave., in Mancos....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial for Rosa Sabido’s mother set for Saturday in Mancos

A memorial Mass and service is planned for Sept. 1 for the mother of Rosa Sabido, an undocumented immigrant who has been living in sanctuary at Mancos United Methodist Church since June 2017....

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rosa Sabido mourns mother’s death in sanctuary at Mancos church

More than a year after she sought sanctuary in an effort to stay in the United States and take care of her parents, Rosa Sabido has lost her mother. The Cortez resident, an undocumented immigrant...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Border measures part of Trump’s bigger immigration crackdown

WASHINGTON – The separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it only tells a small part of the story surrounding the Trump...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘People are living in the shadows’

The White House’s zero tolerance immigration policy was the catalyst for “Families Belong Together” protests across the country Saturday, including in Durango. “What’s happening right now is...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Frustration, heartbreak for migrant parents looking for kids

EL PASO, Texas – In an unmarked brick building a few blocks from the Mexican border, immigrant parents clutched folders of birth certificates and asylum paperwork and sat on folding chairs, waiting...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

States, immigrant supporters demand family reunifications

LOS ANGELES – Seventeen states, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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

Sabido and Mancos church will mark one year of sanctuary

Mancos United Methodist Church looks much the same as it did when Rosa Sabido started living there a year ago, except for the birds outside Fellowship Hall. The Mexican national, who sought...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona ‘Dreamers’ struggle after losing cheaper tuition

PHOENIX – David Montenegro worked part-time restaurant jobs and took advantage of Arizona’s lower in-state tuition as he labored through years of college. Now a senior with the goal of becoming a...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional 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

Residents to share stories of immigration

Immigration. The word itself evokes a range of emotions for different people. Some immediately think of “illegal immigration,” a topic of much debate these days. Others think of their ancestors’...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News