NEWS

El Boletín Informativo – Otoño de 2020

October 5th, 2020
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Topic: Uncategorized

Statement: Trump Administration Attempts to Intimidate “Safe Cities”

September 30th, 2020
*Spanish follows* For Immediate Release   Press contact:   CO Rapid Response Network is prepared, calls on Senate to support localities, restrict ICE’s funding Denver – Colorado (September 29, 2020) This week, the Washington Post reports Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)… Read More

Joint Statement: AFSC and CIRC condemn court decision to strip status of TPS Holders, Call on Congress to Act

September 24th, 2020
Denver, CO  (September 17, 2020) Monday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision to lift the preliminary injunction in the case of Ramos v. Nielsen. This ruling allows the Trump administration to expel Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients.… Read More

Statement: The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) Calls for Justice for Immigrants in Detention and the Defunding of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

September 18th, 2020
Denver, CO - A whistleblower from the Irwin County immigration detention center in Georgia reports a variety of medical abuses perpetrated against immigrant detainees by ICE officials including forced hysterectomies and “jarring medical neglect” during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. CIRC condemns these atrocities and calls for justice for detained immigrants, the immediate shutdown of every detention center, and an end to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Read More

CIRC 2019 Annual Report

September 17th, 2020
Dear friends and allies of CIRC, At the end of 2019, we entered a time of transition from which we are now emerging. Read More

Meet Lisa Durán: CIRC’s new Executive Director!

September 2nd, 2020
The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition’s boards of directors proudly announce Lisa Durán as the organization’s Executive Director. After serving the organization as the interim ED for the past eight months, Lisa has accepted the full time role and will begin… Read More

Become our next Deputy Director!

July 27th, 2020
The Deputy Director will work closely with the Executive Director (ED), and senior management team to meet the organization’s needs as it continues to experience growth and expands to take on additional efforts. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Deputy Director oversees all aspects of CIRC’s nonprofit c3 and c4 compliance, finances, human resources, information technology, and office operations to guarantee seamless coordination, optimal support of programmatic activities, and best practices in human resources and staff support. The DD will spend their time working 60% for the C4 and 40% for the C3. Read More

Marching Forward – 2020 Summer Newsletter

July 16th, 2020
It goes without saying that 2020 has been challenging. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of life in Colorado while our state's immigrants and communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the crisis. Though CIRC's offices remain closed, we are working as hard as ever remotely to continue the fight for the well-being of all Coloradans. We have made important progress in our campaigns, advocacy, and relief work this year, and we are very excited for the 2020 Member Assembly that will convene virtually in July to select next year's legislative campaign goals. Meanwhile, we continue to fight for immigrant justice one zoom call at a time. Read More

Marcha adelante – boletín verano 2020

July 16th, 2020
No hace falta decir que 2020 ha sido un desafío. La pandemia de COVID-19 ha alterado todos los aspectos de la vida en Colorado, mientras que los inmigrantes y las comunidades de color de nuestro estado se han visto desproporcionadamente afectados por la crisis. Aunque las oficinas de CIRC permanecen cerradas, estamos trabajando tan duro como siempre para continuar la lucha por el bienestar de todos los habitantes de Colorado. Hemos logrado importantes avances en nuestras campañas, abogacía y trabajo de ayuda comunitaria este año, y estamos muy entusiasmados con la Asamblea de Miembros de CIRC de 2020 dónde se reunirán más de 200 líderes virtualmente en julio para seleccionar los objetivos de la campaña legislativa del próximo año. Mientras tanto, seguimos luchando por la justicia de los inmigrantes una llamada de zoom a la vez. Read More

Thank You to Our Assembly Sponsors!

June 30th, 2020
CIRC’s Annual Member Assembly is right around the corner! Every year our membership from across the state convenes for three days to vote on our top campaigns for the following year. These campaigns become our marching orders and guide our… Read More
Topic: 2020

Become CIRC’s Next Organizing Director!

June 22nd, 2020
The Director of Organizing and Membership is an experienced staff manager and seasoned organizer who will lead a team with diverse expertise and objectives to accomplish short and long-term organizational goals. We seek a motivated and visionary leader who prioritizes and centers the voices of members who are directly impacted by the policies we are fighting for and who can lead CIRC to the next level of strategic organizing. The ideal candidate has strategic organizing campaign experience, is able to support and build the capacity of our organizing staff, and can support organizing staff to build the leadership capacity of our member organizations. They will have at least five years of grassroots, labor or political organizing experience, and a minimum of five years experience building, leading and managing teams. The Director of Organizing and Membership will help shape our future growth and implement the 2022 Strategic plan. Read More

CIRC Statement: Supreme Court Sides with DACA Recipients, Providing Relief for Immigrant Youth and Their Families

June 18th, 2020
Today, the Supreme Court announced a 5-4 ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program cases, ruling that Trump’s decision to rescind the DACA program was arbitrary and capricious. The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition will hold a virtual press conference in response to the breaking news: The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) – representing 90+ organizations across the state – released the following statement Read More
Topic: Uncategorized

Press Advisory: Supreme Court Sides with DACA Recipients, Providing Relief for Immigrant Youth and Their Families

June 18th, 2020
Press Advisory: ** seguido en español ** Date: 6/18/2010Contact: Cristian Solano-Córdova | (720) 434-4632 | cristian@coloradoimmigrant.orgSupreme Court Sides with DACA Recipients, Providing Relief for Immigrant Youth and Their Families This decision emphasizes that DACA is right, and that for… Read More
Topic: Uncategorized

Become CIRC Action Fund’s Next Relational Organizing Coordinator

June 8th, 2020
The Relational Organizing Coordinator's primary responsibility will be executing successful relational organizing programming for CIRC Action Fund and related entities. The ideal candidate has campaign management experience and a proven track record in immigrant rights and/or social justice work. We will be hiring multiple iterations of this position that will staff Denver, Aurora, Greeley, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo. Read More

COVID-19 Noticias y recursos

March 18th, 2020
A la luz de la naturaleza cambiante de COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS), la Coalición para los Derechos de los Inmigrantes de Colorado (CIRC) estará abierta para los negocios, pero por el momento ofrecerá nuestros servicios por teléfono y video. Read More
Topic: Colorado

COVID-19 Updates & Resources

March 18th, 2020
In light of the changing nature of COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) will be open for business but will be delivering our services through phone and video for the time being. Read More

Make yourself count for the 2020 Census!

March 15th, 2020
The 2020 Census is now available online. We’re #CountingOnYou to participate in the Census as well as to remind your friends and neighbors to do the same. The Census is a constitutionally-mandated event that happens every ten years, counting every … Read More

Colorado Gives Day – CO Gives for Immigrant Rights

November 15th, 2019
This year, immigrant, refugee, ally, and POC communities all across Colorado stood together in support of new, pro-immigrant leadership and laws our Coalition helped pass. We fought back against hate and fear: we began building a brighter future for ALL Coloradans. Read More

Request a Know Your Rights Training | Pida una capacitación de derechos del inmigrante

August 15th, 2019
Register here for a know your rights training in your community | regístrese aquí para una capacitación de derechos del inmigrante en su comunidad. Read More

ICE Activity Confirmed: 5 ICE vehicles and possibly 2 people detained by ICE near West 76th and Pecos Blvd, in Denver.

July 15th, 2019
(July 15th, 2019 - Denver, Colorado) - The Colorado Rapid Response Network has confirmed 5 ICE vehicles and multiple ICE agents present at a location near West 76th Avenue and Pecos Blvd. Possibly two people or more were detained in Denver today. Read More

DACA Renewals

July 14th, 2019
The hub under Informed Immigrant has links to existing DACA guides which include detailed guidance courtesy of United We Dream and NILC, a downloadable social toolkit + graphics with DACA renewal guidance. The website will continue to be updated with… Read More

Ice Raid Resources

July 11th, 2019
***English below*** Si usted ve actividad de ICE o si ICE llega a su puerta, por favor llame a la línea directa de la Red de Respuesta Rápida de Colorado. Está disponible 24/7 al (844) 864-8341 para contestar cualquier pregunta Read More

2020 Legislative Report

September 25th, 2020
Despite the session being paused and then shortened due to the coronavirus pandemic, we still managed a series of wins in legislation! We passed many key bills to support immigrants in Colorado, including SB20-083 which prohibits ICE from making courthouse arrests. We also gained traction with our campaigns for data privacy and the establishment of a Colorado Immigrant Legal Defense Fund, and killed an anti- immigrant bill run by Representative Williams! Read More