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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 […]

Immigration Activists Welcomed in Chicago in Middle of 40 Day Bike Ride to DC

April 15, 2022
In the News
  • Immigration Reform

The Colorado Bikers for Citizenship arrived in Chicago after pedaling over 1,000 miles from Denver on their way to DC! Read more here

Racial Discrimination, Excessive Force, Retaliation Alleged at ICE Detention Center

April 15, 2022
In the News
  • ICE Resistance

Racial discrimination, excessive force, retaliation alleged at ICE detention center

Biden’s New Asylum Process: What You Need to Know

April 15, 2022
In the News
  • Legal Services

Biden’s New Asylum Process: What You Need to Know

Moderate Democrats Join GOP Senators to Back Bill to Delay End of Title 42 Border Expulsions

April 15, 2022
In the News
  • ICE Resistance
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS

A group of Democratic senators on Thursday joined Republican lawmakers in introducing a measure that would temporarily block the Biden administration’s plan to end pandemic-related restrictions that allow border authorities to quickly […]

Red Rocks Amphitheatre Discontinues Amazon Palm Scanning Tech

March 18, 2022
In the News
  • Data & Privacy
  • ICE Resistance
  • Drivers' Licenses

News WWC In November, more than 200 artists—among them Tom Morello and Kathleen Hanna—signed an open letter against the use of Amazon-powered palm-scanning technology at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. […]

Colorado Immigrants Ask Hard Hitting Questions To Senators About Citizenship, Build Back Better, and Controversial Budget Increases

March 16, 2022
In the News
  • Data & Privacy
  • Immigration Reform
  • Legal Services

Denver, CO – Faith leaders, advocates, and immigrant community members joined with Senator Hickenlooper and Senator Bennet for a public town hall Monday evening. Over 200 people from Montrose to Fort […]

HB22-1289 Introduced! The Bill Will Close Gaps in Prenatal and Child Health Care Coverage

March 10, 2022
Press Release
  • Healthcare

Denver, CO – Yesterday, House Bill 22-1289, also known as Cover All Coloradans (HB22-1289), sponsored by Representative Gonzales-Gutierrez, Representative McCluskie, and Senator Moreno, was introduced. This piece of legislation would […]

As Biden Addresses the Country Amidst Growing Conflict, Immigration Justice is More Important Than Ever

March 3, 2022
In the News
  • Immigration Reform
  • Legal Services
  • Other

While President Biden laid out the dire conflict in Europe, his administration continues to deport asylum seekers Washington DC – President Biden’s state of the union address to the nation came […]

In Memoriam – Ricardo Martinez

January 25, 2022
Press Release
  • CIRC

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition pays tribute to Ricardo Martinez and sends our deepest condolences to his wife, Pam, and family on his passing on January 20, 2022. Over 30 […]

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