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220 Colorado Faith Leaders Urge Colorado Legislature to Protect Colorado Immigrants (HB-1124)

Dear Honorable Members of the Colorado Legislature and Governor Polis: As a faith leaders with Together Colorado we watch with growing concern as anti-immigrant rhetoric erodes the moral fabric of our communities. Our various faith traditions call on us, as spiritual leaders throughout the state, to make sure that the immigrants in our community feel …

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People seeking safety at our southern border is not a political crisis; it is a test of our humanity – Rev. Bill Kirton

“Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the sons of Israel out of Egypt? –Moses, Exodus 4:11 The program of fear mongering and dehumanization of people of color by the current domination system is expanding. Together Colorado’s faith leaders are not chaplains to the empire! Like Moses, we are prophets of …

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Grand Junction and Pueblo Faith Leaders Rally to Protest Separating Families

Faith Leaders with Together Colorado held rallies and vigils in Pueblo and Grand Junction last week to protest the recent actions by ICE of separating families. ICE has been separating hundreds of children from their parents at the border. Parents are not told where their children will be taken. Communication is difficult or impossible. Some of …

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Governor Hickenlooper Signs SB18-108 Into Law, Driving Forward Access for All Coloradans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2018 Contact: Laura Peniche, [email protected], (303) 999-1336 Ana Rodriguez, [email protected], (720) 722-4272 Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 DENVER, CO – This morning Governor Hickenlooper signed SB 18-108 into law, a common sense proposal that passed the Colorado State Legislature with strong bipartisan support. The I Drive Colorado campaign, organizations and …

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Statewide Coalition Claims Victory after Bipartisan Bill Passes House and Senate to Improve SB251 Licenses

Press Release April 18, 2018 Contact: Ana Rodriguez, [email protected]esalliance.org, (720) 722-4272 Celesté Martinez, [email protected], (303)-968-6580 Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 Denver, CO – The Colorado House of Representatives passed the Eligibility Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (SB-18-108) in a vote of 38-24, clearing the road for the bill to park on Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk …

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Colorado Lawmakers Help Undocumented Workers Qualify For Driver’s License – Western Slope Now

“For 18,700 Coloradans protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected Status programs, getting a driver’s license wasn’t an option after August of 2014. This new state bill, SB18-108, which has currently passed the senate, aims to allow protected immigrants to use their social security numbers to qualify for a drivers license, rather …

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Watch: A Spotlight on Colorado’s Immigrant Driver License Program

The Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (SB13-251) is an indispensable program that provided driver’s licenses, permits and IDs to over 50,000 undocumented Coloradans since August 2014. However, there are inefficiencies in the program that limit access to all Colorado applicants. SB18-108 seeks to rectify these inefficiencies. Thank you, Laura Peniche, Together Colorado Leader and …

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Press Release: SB18-108 Passes Colorado State Senate 25-10

Press Release March 23, 2018 Contact: Ana Rodriguez, [email protected], (720)722-4272 Celesté Martinez, [email protected], (303)-968-6580  Cristian Solano-Córdova, [email protected], (720) 434-4632 SB18-108 PASSES COLORADO STATE SENATE 25-10 DENVER, CO – SB18-108 passed the Colorado State Senate today 25-10 with strong bipartisan support. This legislation seeks to clarify eligibility for the state’s SB251 driver’s license program for Coloradan …

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