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Immigration Reform

CIRC calls on the U.S. Congress and Obama Administration to pass immigration reform that contains the following components:
Members of CIRC delegation march in Washington D.C. to advocate for humane federal reform!

  • Provide a Path to Permanent Resident Status and Citizenship for All Members of Our Communities.

  • Reunite Families and Reduce Immigration Backlogs.

  • Ensure Higher Education Access for Immigrant Students through Passage of a more Inclusive DREAM Act.

  • Create a Worker Program that Protects the Rights and Dignity of Workers.

  • Ensure that All Law Enforcement Entities Respect Human Rights and Civil Liberties.

  • Provide Clear Steps to Integrating Immigrants into All Facets of Community Life.

  • Restore Fundamental Civil Rights and End Programs Like Secure Communities.

  • Protect the Rights of Refugees and Asylees.

President Obama Announces Immigration Executive Action
Learn about new admin relief provisions.
With Government Shutdown Over, It is Time for Congress to Work for the People and Pass Immigration Reform
October 18th, 2013
With the government shutdown ending, members and allies of the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition are calling for immediate action on immigration reform as the next Congressional agenda item.
Latest Summary of Senate Immigration Reform Bill
Read the full text of the Senate's immigration reform proposal and find supporting materials and summaries.
Senate Immigration Reform Bill Has Been Introduced!
The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act was introduced at 2am ET today! You can read more about the bill and find resources here.
CIR-ASAP Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives
On December 15, the CIR-ASAP bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives with four Colorado Congressional Reps--John Salazar, Jared Polis, Ed Perlmutter and Diana DeGette--co-sponsoring!
CIRC sends 20 Colorado leaders to Washington DC as part of National Summit to Reform Immigration for America.
On June 1st, CIRC launched the Campaign to Reform Immigration for America in Denver in conjunction with 30 other cities across the country.
2009 Latino/a Advocacy Day
Over 150 of Colorado's Latinas and Latinos came together to learn about current policy issues and meet with their legislators, taking a direct role in the policy making process...
Open Letter from CIRC to Colorado State Lawmakers and Governor Bill Ritter
Immigration is one of the more pressing and complex policy issues today. As evidenced by the 2008 elections, Americans are seeking practical and common sense reform to the broken immigration system. Candidates who tried to use immigration as a wedge issue failed more often than they succeeded...
CIRC Celebrates Historic 2008 Colorado Legislative Session!
Please read the 2008 CIRC Public Policy Committee Report and find out more details about this year's Legislative Session...