Governor Jared Polis

  • Another Immigrant Claims Sanctuary from Deportation in Colorado

    February 14, 2020
    Denver, CO – Like others who have claimed sanctuary from deportation, Jorge Araiza Ávila decided to skip his appointment with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official on December 10, 2019, and instead, took refuge at Park Hill United Methodist Church and Temple Micah. On…...
  • Climate Activists Arrested for Disrupting Colorado Governor’s Speech

    January 14, 2020
    UPDATE (1/25/20): The Denver District Attorney’s office said on Thursday that they will seek to dismiss the charges of the 33 people arrested. The five minors who were cited have already had their charges dismissed. Denver, CO – On Thursday, 33 people were arrested at…...
  • Icebreaker Pt 10 – Leaked ICE Agent Private Bill and Commercial Trade Fraud Investigation Handbooks

    January 4, 2020
    United States – Unicorn Riot obtained hundreds of pages of leaked ICE agent manuals. ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has a broad jurisdiction that includes both immigration and customs-related law enforcement. Two areas that HSI works in are “private bill” and “commercial trade fraud” investigations.…...
  • Ingrid Encalada Latorre Pardoned After 2+ Years Claiming Sanctuary

    December 28, 2019
    Boulder, CO – Colorado Governor Jared Polis, on Monday, pardoned undocumented mother Ingrid Encalada Latorre, among others. Encalada Latorre has been claiming sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder for more than two years, and in September she gave birth to her third child…...
  • Passions Run High at ‘Close the Concentration Camps’ Protest

    July 22, 2019
    Aurora, CO – On Friday, July 12, 2019, more than 1,500 people participated in a protest outside the sole Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in the state, owned and operated by the private prison corporation GEO Group. The protesters were expressing their opposition…...