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Feb. 26, 2024: Denver finds itself increasingly isolated as it works to help new immigrants

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After months in transit, a man from Venezuela, living at motel reconfigured as a shelter by the city near Denver International Airport, holds up a sign seeking help finding work. Feb. 5, 2024.

As Denver works to help thousands of new immigrants who've arrived from the southern U.S. border, the city finds itself increasingly isolated from other communities in Colorado. Today we share the latest episode of Purplish which examines the complexities and considerations. We'll hear how nonprofits are trying to answer the call and what, if any, role the state ought to play.