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Colorado Joins Other States to Expand Access to Healthcare for Immigrants

January 29, 2024
In the News
  • Healthcare

Colorado joins other states to expand access to health insurance for immigrants! Participants in new health program share their experience.

CIRC Member Explains Benefits of Healthcare Expansion for Immigrants in Colorado

January 18, 2024
In the News
  • Healthcare

Colorado’s expansion of health benefits for immigrants, regardless of immigration status, is highlighted in this Colorado Newsline Article. CIRC Member Adriana Miranda shares her story and the impact the OmniSalud […]

Media Coverage of Pilgrimage for Citizenship

January 3, 2024
In the News
  • Immigration Reform

From December 1st through December 4th, CIRC Federal Steering Committee leaders walked a 60-mile pilgrimage from Denver to Greeley to urge Congresswoman Caraveo and Senators Bennet & Hickenlooper to support creating […]

CIRC Featured in National Report on Winning Health for All

January 3, 2024
Our Work
  • Healthcare

CIRC is proud to be featured in the National Immigration Law Center’s report, “On the Path Toward Health for All: A Winning Strategy.” This report captures the challenges and opportunities […]

Pilgrimage for Citizenship: Advocates Prepare for Final Day and March to Congresswoman Caraveo’s Greeley Office

December 3, 2023
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform

Platteville, CO — After 3 arduous days of walking and sleeping in churches offering shelter, community leaders prepare to reach their final destination for the Pilgrimage for Citizenship – Congresswoman […]

Pilgrimage for Citizenship: Advocates Start March from Denver to Greeley to Advocate for Registry Law Update

December 1, 2023
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform

Today, immigrant leaders gathered at the Colorado State Capitol West Steps to mark the start of their 60-mile Pilgrimage for Citizenship. Over the next 4 days, they will walk from Denver to Greeley, arriving at the Greeley district office of Congresswoman Caraveo on Monday, December 4th. This pilgrimage is dedicated to honoring the contribution of millions of immigrants and urging Congresswoman Caraveo and Senators Bennet & Hickenlooper to reconsider their positions on the registry update and join the rest of the Colorado Democratic delegation in supporting a pathway to citizenship through updating the registry law.

OmniSalud Health Insurance for undocumented Coloradans reaches 11,000 enrollments in just 2 days

November 10, 2023
In the News
  • Healthcare

After just two short days, enrollment for the OmniSalud Health Insurance program filled to maximum capacity. Several articles by National World News, CBS Colorado, NPR of Northern Colorado, and Public […]

OmniSalud Health Insurance for Undocumented Coloradans Enrollment Hits Funding Cap in Just 2 Days; Demonstrates Need For More Investment

November 3, 2023
Press Release
  • Healthcare

Denver, CO —  The Colorado Consumer Health Initiative and Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition are amazed that the OmniSalud program – which allows low-income undocumented Coloradans and DACA recipients to enroll […]

Our Hearts are Heavy: A Call for Ceasefire in Palestine

November 1, 2023
Press Release
  • CIRC
  • Other

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) stands, with heavy hearts, mourning the Israeli and Palestinian lives lost. We condemn the loss of life and attacks on Israeli and Palestinian civilians; […]

Colorado joins National Day of Action at the GEO Detention Center in Aurora

September 18, 2023
Press Release
  • ICE Resistance
  • Region Denver

Aurora, CO – On September 15, 2023, the American Friends Service Committee, the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, Denver Justice and Peace Committee, COLOR Latina and the Colorado Immigrant Rights […]

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Responds to Judge’s Ruling on DACA, Calls for Immediate Congressional Action

September 13, 2023
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS

Denver, CO — Today, Judge Hanen of the Southern District of Texas ruled against DACA in the Texas v.s. United States DACA case, creating uncertainty for over 13,000 DACA recipients […]

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Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Announces New Co-Executive Directors, Gladis Ibarra and Henry Sandman

August 15, 2023
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

Denver, CO – The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gladis Ibarra and Henry Sandman as the new Co-Executive Directors of the organization. This […]

Commemorating 10 Years of Drivers Licenses for All: Press Conference

June 2, 2023
In the News
  • Data & Privacy
  • Drivers' Licenses
  • CIRC

I Drive hosted a press conference to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of driver licenses for all! In a huge victory for the community, the DMV announced the rebrand of […]

ICE testing new immigrant surveillance device in Denver

May 19, 2023
In the News
  • Data & Privacy
  • ICE Resistance

On May 11th, Denver 7 released an article titled, "ICE testing new immigrant surveillance device in Denver," detailing the troubling new program and concerns from advocates and immigrants. 

Immigrant Activists and Community Members to Rally at Colorado State Capitol to Push Registry Update

March 8, 2023
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • CIRC

Immigrant Activists and Community Members to Rally at Colorado State Capitol to Push Registry Update DENVER,CO-The Colorado Immigration Rights Coalition is calling on Rep. Diana Degette, Rep. Joe Neguse, Rep. […]

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition supports Edna Chavez in her termination by the City of Denver

January 27, 2023
Press Release
  • CIRC
  • Region Denver

DENVER,CO-The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) stands behind Edna Chavez following the City of Denver’s unjust decision to terminate her position as an emergency services worker. Edna, who was hired […]

CIRC Condemns City of Durango’s Censorship Toward Community Members

August 22, 2022
Press Release
  • CIRC
  • Region West Slope

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) along with a list of civil rights and immigrant rights organizations, condemn the City of Durango’s censorship toward community members during recent Community Relations […]

New Report Shows ICE Uses Data Brokers to Skirt Sanctuary Laws

April 20, 2022
Press Release
  • Data & Privacy
  • ICE Resistance

Documents show how ICE uses data from LexisNexis to get around Colorado laws; Colorado law enforcement officials sit on LexisNexis board of directors Denver, CO — Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]

SABOTAGING SANCTUARY: How Data Brokers Give ICE Backdoor Access to Colorado’s Data and Jails

April 20, 2022
In the News
  • Data & Privacy

Our report, released on April 20, 2021 as part of Mijente’s #NoTechforICE campaign, shows how ICE contracted with a data broker company (Appriss Solutions, a subsidiary of LexisNexis) to receive […]

Colorado DMV Expands Number of Offices Offering Appointments, Services for SB-251 Driver License, IDs

April 19, 2022
Press Release
  • Drivers' Licenses

The Expansion Gives Further Access to DMV services for Coloradans Regardless of Immigration Status Denver, CO — Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and Colorado’s I-Drive Coalition applaud the recent decision by the […]

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