Durango woman helps those who want a better life in the United States

Deedee de Haro-Brown is angry. She’s been that way for a while. She’s upset about immigration rhetoric, and, as an American of Mexican heritage, she takes some of the vitriol about people who...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Sanctuary Caravan’ visits Mancos on trip across Colorado

Mancos United Methodist Church hosted about 20 community members Monday for a meal prepared by Rosa Sabido, a Mexican national taking refuge in the church. The event was part of the 643-mile...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Immigration reform ‘caravan’ passes through Durango, Mancos

The experiences of four women living in sanctuary across Colorado, including one in Mancos, have helped lay the foundation for proposed immigration reforms. A small group of advocates protested...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado college to fund ‘Dreamers” tuition up front

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Students at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, who are in the country without authorization, now have the opportunity to earn their degrees without paying...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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

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