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Denver Westword blog: Immigration Center protesters target new Obama policy

While most of us relaxed and had fun on Labor Day,  approximately sixty people affiliated with organizations such as the American Friends Service Committee and Comite en Defensa del Pueblo protested immigration policy at Aurora's GEO Detention Center, as they've done since last year.

Borders Lifted, Voices Raised

Borders Lifted, Voices Raised event in Denver 9-18-10

WBAI: Amy Gottlieb on Global Movements, Urban Struggles program

WBAI's program Global Movements, Urban Struggles, interviews Amy Gottlieb on Haitians and TPS.

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Borders Lifted, Voices Raised

Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 3:00pm

Ten stories by six immigrants and four allies from Denver combine narration, original art, music and images to share their experiences with immigration and creating community.” $9.75 admission.

AFSC's Sandra Sanchez talks immigration on the Fallon Forum talk show

Sandra Sanchez of AFSC's Iowa office dispels myths about immigration on the Fallon Forum talk show.

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Dignity not detention vigil at Hutto

Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 7:00pm

Please join Texans United for Families, Grassroots Leadership, and
organizers from across Texas for a vigil to draw attention to the nation's
unaccountable and out-of-control detention system. The vigil will mark the
one-year anniversary of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE)
announced detention reform and the end of family detention at Hutto. ICE
currently heralds Hutto as a model detention center despite the recent
revelation in May that a CCA guard was accused of sexually assaulting

Denver mulls E-verify for city contractors

Denver lawmakers mull ordering the use of E-Verify on city contracts. AFSC's Gabriela Flora points out the system is flawed.

NPR: Fearing AZ law Immigrants head to CO

While the most controversial elements of Arizona's immigration law have been placed on hold, some illegal immigrants in the state are deciding it's time to leave. In nearby Colorado, the American Friends Service Committee says more than a dozen families have arrived in just the past few weeks.

Colorado protesters fast at ICE prison

More than 50 people from Denver and Aurora abstained from eating beginning July 25, for periods of time ranging from 24 hours to seven days, to protest inhumane immigration laws.

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