Immigration

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

Colorado’s Democrats try to block U.S. census citizenship question

WASHINGTON – Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet joined a group of Senate colleagues this week in introducing a bill to block the Trump administration from asking residents about their citizenship on...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Undocumented: A life, a home and a family in the rural West

Before the sun rises over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains east of Lucia Gaspar’s home in Alamosa, she is making pancakes for her kids: Erick, 9, Alexandra, 8, and Anna, 7. By 7 a.m., all three are...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional 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

U.S. awards $73M contract for border wall work in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The U.S. government has awarded a Montana-based company a contract worth more than $73 million to design and build replacement fencing along 20 miles (32 kilometers) of the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bennet and Gardner push Trump administration on DACA solution

Colorado’s two senators are continuing to call for a bipartisan solution for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program after the Supreme Court denied a Trump administration...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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