Clearing the air

April 29, 2016

How Chronic Illnesses Impact Hispanic Immigrants Hispanic immigrants face many obstacles when they come to the U.S., including employment and assimilating to American culture. But most immigrants must also fight to maintain their health in their new environment. In the following graphics, CU News Corps looked at the challenges that...

Updates from the European Refugee Crisis

April 29, 2016

The UN warns of growing xenophobia in Austria. UN chief secretary Ban Ki-Moon spoke to the Austrian parliament on Thursday, expressing his concerns to a newly passed bill that would allow Austria to reject all refugees and migrants at their border. Austria would have to declare a state of...

Presidential Primary Candidates on US‑Mexico Immigration Reform

April 27, 2016

U.S. Presidential Candidates on Immigration (May, 2016) ✓ indicates support ✗ indicates opposition ~ indicates ambiguity Hillary Clinton Bernie Sanders Donald J. Trump “The Wall” ✗ ✗ ✓ Increasing Deportations ✗ ✗ ✓ Amnesty ✓ ✓ ✗ Citizenship ✓ ✓ ~ Health Care ✓ ✓ ~ Expanding Legal Immigration ✓...

Bengali artists bring their culture to the Front Range

April 25, 2016

On a bright Sunday afternoon in late April, more than a dozen members of the “Colorado Literary and Cultural Society” gather at a clubhouse of a condo complex in Aurora. First things first, lunch is served: jasmine rice with chicken curry, egg masala, and traditional daal , or lentil soup...

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. 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 and

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 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...