🦄 Borders & Migration

Sanctuary Seeker of 4+ Years Granted Stay of Removal

Boulder, CO – After more than four years of claiming sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, Ingrid Encalada Latorre was granted a one year stay of removal.

Although this is positive news for Encalada Latorre, and her family and friends, there is more…

🦄 Borders & Migration, Racism
rally at ICE building calling for an end to the war on immigrants

Rally to “End the War on Immigrants” Outside ICE Building

Bloomington, MN – Dozens of people gathered outside the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detention center at the Whipple Building in Fort Snelling, Minnesota, on February 20 to demand an “end to the war on immigrants.”

After an opening ceremonial dance by Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli, Unicorn…

🦄 COVID-19

Demands Reignite for Releases from GEO ICE Jail Amid New Covid Outbreak

Aurora, CO – Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were reported on September 30 at the GEO Group’s privately-owned and operated Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) jail. Published in the most recent accountability report by the office of Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO6), this COVID-19 outbreak is the…

🦄 Community

Another Immigrant Claims Sanctuary from Deportation in Colorado

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…