The governor also says more local law enforcement of immigration could jeopardize trust with communities they police.
Nine Colorado congregations help shield immigrants from deportation. They are protected by a 2011 policy, but worry that it might change under the Trump Administration.
A draft memo calls for the unprecedented militarization of immigration enforcement in states from Oregon to Louisiana.
DPS board members say the resolution is necessary in response to increased deportations nationwide.
Immigration officials say they intend to remove Jeanette Vizguerra from the country, in part because of past charges of possessing forged documents.
Thanks for all the responses — more than 250 at last count: questions, and expressions of support or opposition to the president's executive order.
Teow Lim Goh drew on the history of Angel Island Immigration Center in San Francisco Bay for her debut collection, "Islanders"
A spokeswoman for the Colorado Muslim Society says members of the congregation are frightened and wondering about their families' futures after President Trump's executive order on refugees.
Weld County is Trump country, but it’s also one of the top destinations for refugees in Colorado outside the Denver Metro.
One of the speakers was 17-year-old Zahra Abdulameer who came to the United States as a refugee from Iraq and is now a U.S. citizen.