Nathaniel Minor, Colorado Public Radio, July 23, 2020
"Leadville, along with the rest of Colorado’s tourist-reliant mountain communities, was hit hard by the closure of ski resorts and restrictions on travel within the state, which kept recreationists...
Executive Guidance, May 20, 2020
"For each request for PII [personal identifying information] by the Federal government or a third party, excluding those requests to systems that under federal or State law cannot be used for administrative or immigration...
Colorado v. DOJ
"This case concerns the ability of Defendant the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to attach certain immigration-related conditions to federal grant funds provided to state and local law enforcement under the Edward...
Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun, Apr. 14, 2020
"When Gov. Jared Polis ordered the state’s ski areas to close on March 14, he also launched Ana Panessi into a frantic race to get home. It was a race she did not win.
“So many people...
RMIAN, Arnold & Porter, NIPNLG, Apr. 14, 2020
" Medically-Vulnerable Immigrants Detained by ICE in Aurora, Colorado Seek Immediate Release Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
Detained Individuals File Urgent Petition for Release from Detention Center...
AILA, American Immigration Council, RMIAN, Apr. 13, 2020
"As your administration works to address the crisis created by the coronavirus in Colorado, we write to urge you to take any and all steps possible to compel an orderly but significant reduction...
Gov. Polis Signs Bills Into Law, Mar. 23, 2020
SENATE BILL 20-083 - Prohibit Courthouse Civil Arrest
ACLU Colorado, Sept. 18, 2019
"U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers operate without meaningful accountability or oversight. One facility in particular — the Aurora Contract Detention Facility (ACDF), operated by...
Sarah Tory, High Country News, July 29, 2019
"Phyllis Adkins, 65, had known William and Leonida Sackett for six years before she met the people who would later become their victims. Like the Sacketts, Adkins owned a farm in Rocky Ford, Colorado...
Grace Carson, Colo. Independent, June 28, 2019
"The ACLU of Colorado has sued Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell, alleging his office is working with federal immigration officers to arrest and detain immigrants in violation of state law. The...
Congressman Joe Neguse, May 29, 2019
"Representatives Joe Neguse (D-CO), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Kelly Armstrong (R-ND) are leading a bipartisan letter urging Attorney General Barr and Acting Secretary McAleenan to retract guidelines issued...
On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 1124, Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach :
" BILL SUMMARY
The bill allows a law enforcement officer or employee to cooperate or...
Beth McCann, Denver District Attorney, Apr. 23, 2019
"... Unless ... immigration effects are taken into consideration by deputy district attorneys in appropriate circumstances, some defendants will be exposed to direct consequences that were not...
At least two Colorado LPRs were denied naturalization "solely because of their cannabis industry employment." Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock wrote this letter dated April 3, 2019 to Attorney General Barr asking for "formal guidance from...
HB19-1042 - Extend Court Jurisdiction For Vulnerable Youth
RMIAN : "Governor Polis signed into law Colorado House Bill 19-1042 , Extension of Court Jurisdiction for Vulnerable Youth, creating vital protections and opportunities for immigrant youth...