Firman says it’s important for the immigrant community to trust local police and understand they’re not enforcing federal immigration law.
The BRIDGE Act would give the force of law to protection from deportation under DACA, which was created by executive order during the Obama Administration.
Mayor Michael Hancock joins dozens of other mayors and jurisdictions in the lawsuit, and is not worried about angering the White House.
The measure was a compromise between some members of the council and Mayor Michael Hancock.
“This has never been more important than now,” Hancock said in announcing the agreement. To the undocumented people living in the city, he said, “We've got your back.”
State Agriculture Commissioner Don Brown wants to train counselors at the Colorado Crisis Center hotline to respond to farmers in emotional distress.
Coffman stressed his ideas for health care reform, his displeasure for Trump’s tweeting and how to move forward on immigration reform in a wide-ranging town hall.
"We must encourage these 'sanctuary' jurisdictions to change their policies," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in announcing the move.
Denver council members want to formalize and in some cases, expand policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration officials.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is trying to get more immigrants to report cases of fraud, and she's taking lessons from Boulder County.