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CIRC Management & Staff Celebrate Finalized Union Contract

November 12, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

Last year, CIRC Management recognized the formation of a staff union. The union, Colorado Immigrant Rights Workers United, joins the Denver Newspaper Guild. This November, the contract was officially ratified […]

CIRC Statement on Parole in Place and Calls to Action

November 8, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • CIRC

CIRC Legislative Report 2021

November 3, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

2021 was a huge year for immigrant rights at the Colorado State Capitol. The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition was able to lead and pass our top two priority bills, data […]

CIRC Board Stands With Our Staff

October 22, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • Other

Jossy Martinez issued the following statement on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition: “The CIRC Board was dismayed to see a series of criticisms […]

CIRC’s Statement on the Second Parliamentary Ruling: Call to VP Harris to Ignore Parliamentary Recommendation

October 6, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • CIRC

The recent Parliamentarian rulings are heartbreaking, and we stand with the millions who are personally devastated and underserved by our broken immigration and governmental systems. We are many years past […]

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Issues Statement in Reaction to Abuse of Haitian Migrants

September 22, 2021
In the News
  • ICE Resistance
  • Immigration Reform

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) released the following statement: “This week’s shocking images of border patrol agents whipping and stampeding Haitian asylum seekers on the southern border are appalling […]

Coloradans March to Demand Citizenship for All and Justice for Immigrants and Refugees

September 21, 2021
Press Release
  • Data & Privacy
  • ICE Resistance
  • Immigration Reform
  • Legal Services
  • CIRC

The historic march and rally in Denver will call on Congress to finally act on immigration after decades of inaction. Who: Community members from across the state (Lamar, Grand Junction, […]

CIRC’s Statement Following Parliamentarian Ruling

September 20, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS
  • CIRC

The following statement is the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition’s response to the Senate Parliamentarian ruling recommending against immigration in the budget reconciliation bill as an organization: “On Sunday, the Senate […]

CIRC COMMENDS INDICTMENTS IN THE DEATH OF ELIJAH MCCLAIN

September 7, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

DENVER- The following statement can be attributed to Lisa Duran Executive Director of Colorado Immigration Rights Coalition: “Two years after 23-year-old Elijah Jovan McClain was killed, we see a step […]

Following Visit With Farmworkers, Senator Bennet Calls for Congress to Create a Path to Citizenship 

September 3, 2021
Press Release
  • ICE Resistance
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS
  • CIRC

  Fort Collins, CO – On Thursday, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet visited a Fort Collins farm to hear first hand the experiences of immigrant farmworkers in Colorado. Buena Vida, a […]

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Immigrant Rights Advocacy Organizations Raise Alarm Over New, Dangerously Inhumane Family Expulsion Policy

July 28, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform

The policy, part of Biden’s 21-point plan for immigration reform, would rapidly deport families seeking asylum before they get the chance to argue their case in court. COLORADO –– Following […]

Applications closed: Legal Services Manager

July 27, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

We are no longer accepting applications for the Legal services manager position. Key Responsibilities Manage and Advance the Legal Services department at CIRC Establish goals and oversee staff to accomplish […]

COLORADO IMMIGRANT RIGHTS COALITION CONDEMNS REDISTRICTING COMMISSIONER’S COMMENTS ON UNDOCUMENTED WORKERS

July 23, 2021
Press Release
  • Other

Redistricting Commissioner Bill Leone suggested non-U.S. citizens should not be counted in redistricting proceedings due to their resident status DENVER, CO — Wednesday evening, while responding to witness testimony, Congressional […]

Charity of Creator of “Hamilton” Makes Generous Donation to Support Immigrant Rights in Colorado

July 21, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • CIRC
  • Other

Denver, CO – This month, Lin Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, announced a series of donations to organizations that serve immigrants, including CIRC. “I was pretty surprised,” […]

Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition Condemns Federal Judge’s Decision to End DACA

July 16, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • Legal Services
  • DACA & TPS
  • Other

Denver, CO – On Friday, enabling a vindictive and cruel attack against immigrant youth and their families, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

Congressional Democrats’ New Reconciliation Proposal Could Create A Pathway To Citizenship for Millions

July 15, 2021
Press Release
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS

Congressional Democrats’ New Reconciliation Proposal Could Create A Pathway To Citizenship for Millions The new budget package would allow thousands of undocumented Coloradans to apply for residency and eventually citizenship […]

Statement: CIRC Reacts to the Tay Anderson Allegations

July 7, 2021
Press Release
  • CIRC
  • Other

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) was deeply concerned to learn about the allegations made against Denver Public Schools Board Director Tay Anderson. As an organization, CIRC is dedicated to […]

Applications Closed: Mountain Regional Organizer (apply by June 23)

June 16, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

We are no longer accepting applications for the Mountain Regional Organizer position. Job Description The CIRC Mountain Regional Organizer is responsible for supporting CIRC members with capacity building opportunities to […]

Colorado Immigrant Rights Leaders Announce Fasting Campaign for Immigration Reform This Month

June 8, 2021
Press Release
  • ICE Resistance
  • Immigration Reform
  • DACA & TPS

Denver, CO – On Monday, immigrant rights leaders in Colorado gathered on the steps of the state capitol to demand immediate immigration reform from Congress. Activists and faith leaders from organizations […]

Applications Closed for: Communications Coordinator

May 23, 2021
What's New at CIRC
  • CIRC

The Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition is seeking a diligent Communications Coordinator to start in July 2021. Required skills: High school diploma or equivalent; proficient in English and fluent in Spanish; previous experience in communications.

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