Shambel Zeru fled turmoil in Eritrea, and is now a senior at South High School in Denver. He recently told his story in Washington with help from the U.N.
Andrew Baron says donors give more than money. They also offer time and connections to help refugees
"ALWADI: A Journey of Hope" follows Syrian refugees traveling from a camp in Beirut to resettlement in Germany. It debuts at the ACT Human Rights Film Festival in Fort Collins.
Voters in six rural Colorado towns will decide April 5 whether to lift marijuana bans or moratoria. Supporters of some of the measures say sales could boost their towns’ economies.
Refugees are "the most serious victims of these terrible wars in Syria and Iraq and other places," Rep. Dianna DeGette says.
- Other governors are opposing resettling Syrian refugees after the Paris attacks. But Colorado will keep its doors open, the governor's office said Monday.Read more
Colorado has a long history of welcoming refugees. The state took in roughly 2,000 last year.
Thirty-five years ago, as a small child, Vinh Chung crossed the South China sea in a rickety boat with hundreds of other escapees from post-war Vietnam.