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Immigration courtrooms silent during ICE review

In a trial of a politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation cases to determine which illegal immigrants might stay in the country — perhaps indefinitely — so officials can reduce an overwhelming backlog by focusing mainly on detainees with criminal backgrounds or who are deemed threats to… Continue Reading Immigration courtrooms silent during ICE review

Undocumented immigrants are significant contributors to the state’s economy, according to a  study by the Bell Policy Center and the Colorado Center on Law and Policy. According to the two groups, illegal immigrants contribute as much to the economy in sales, property and income taxes as they cost the state in mandated services such as… Continue Reading Undocumented immigrants’ economic contributions studied

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Attorney General John Suthers is asking for federal reimbursement of the price of incarcerating illegal immigrants in the state of Colorado. The General Assembly passed a law in 2006 instructing the attorney general to actively seek federal reimbursement under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program for the costs of keeping illegal immigrants in prison. “Colorado… Continue Reading AG seeks federal payback

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