Review of the Legal Orientation Program by the Department of Justice has left lawyers funded by the program scrambling to figure out how to meet needs moving forward.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder had been holding some inmates for weeks and months beyond their sentences at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
He was ordered released after the federal government lost its immigration board appeal.
El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder "holds prisoners in custody for days, weeks and even months after state law requires their release," the complaint says.
Officials are encouraging probation officers to offer up more information to immigration authorities about their clients than the law requires.
"Both of us support a pathway to citizenship for the dreamers, and both of us support border security," said Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat.
In a rare interview, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Colorado says things different under President Trump.
Removals have more than doubled in a year in Colorado and Wyoming, from 1,033 to 2,535 through September of last fiscal year. Arrests are up too, though not by as much.
I refuse to meet with the President under these kinds of threats and fear mongering," Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said.
Immigration officials say the raids aim to ensure companies are hiring employees responsibly. There were no arrests in the Denver area.