New Ethiopian exhibit at Aurora History Museum

April 22, 2016

Updates from the European Refugee Crisis

April 22, 2016

Deal between EU and Turkey does not slow down arrivals from Syria. dailymail.co.uk The deal between the European Union and Turkey to curb mass migration to Greece’s shores is not working. The Daily Mail reports that more than 200 migrants, mostly Syrian, have arrived on Greek islands on Tuesday and...

Living the Dream

April 18, 2016

The American Dream is an idea that has always puzzled me. Our media and our policy makers continue to use it to promote the United States as a place of boundless opportunity, where anyone who puts in the hard work can achieve their highest potential. We’ve effectively branded ourselves as...

Denver Latino immigrant communities react to I-70 expansion

April 14, 2016

Listen below to learn more about the Colorado Department of Transportation’s plans to widen Interstate 70 into the Latino immigrant neighborhoods of Elyria and Swansea. Credit for the music in this podcast goes to freemusicarchive.org/ and www.bensound.com/

Debate over immigration continues with new legislation, citizenship classes and border control

April 14, 2016

Nebraska moves to allow professional licenses for immigrants Citizenship classes held by a Los Angeles-based immigrant rights organization. Photo Credit: CARCEN For youths granted temporary legal status under President Obama’s executive action, the bill passed Wednesday by Nebraska lawmakers means they now have legal access to more than 170 professions...

Immigration policy: What lies ahead?

April 11, 2016

Boson Globe satirically warns America about the future of immigration if Trump elected Photo courtesy of Mediaite.com On Sunday, April 10, the Boston Globe ran an editorial warning of the implications of a Trump presidency, highlighting his proposed actions on immigration. The blaring headline read “Deportations To Begin” and underneath...

Lafayette celebrates Cesar Chavez

April 9, 2016

If you happened to drive by Sanchez International Elementary School in Lafayette on Saturday afternoon, you would have noticed a big, yellow bouncy castle out front, as well as a 1970s van painted black with white, intricate designs. If curiosity led you inside, you’d be welcomed by the smell of...

Immigrant violations, college fees and health concerns

April 6, 2016

Immigrants stripped of belongings The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a complaint Wednesday that U.S. Border Patrol agents were stripping immigrants of their belongings, including IDs and money, reported the International Business Times. They were then sent back across the Mexican border to cities in which they knew no...

Canadians in Colorado

April 4, 2016

Aside from a maple leaf flag by the door, the U.S. natives at Lowry Beer Garden on March 15 had no way of knowing they were heavily outnumbered by immigrants. No work-worn boots, no language cues, not even a foreign accent eh? They look the same, they sound the same...

Longmont Museum exhibit explores town’s immigration history

April 1, 2016

Immigrants have been arriving in many parts of Colorado for more than 150 years, but where did they come from and what drove them here? The Longmont Immigration Heritage exhibit at the Longmont Museum tells the stories of immigrants that have been coming to the town dating back to the...

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