Rene Lima-Marin was set to leave a private immigration jail in Aurora on Monday afternoon, potentially ending a long and bizarre legal saga.
Even with few ways to act on behalf of these young kids, Uribe hopes small things like a held hand or a story might still make a difference.
The number of people deported from Colorado and Wyoming increased by close to 150 percent in fiscal year 2017.
"I thought that I could leave the room with a peace of mind." She discovered minutes later that her father had been detained. She described it as a trick.
A proposed executive order from Mayor Michael Hancock walks a careful line as Denver City Council considers an ordinance that confronts new DOJ rules.
Kensy Serrano, an Aurora mother of five, was detained at a routine check-in with ICE, a situation that immigration attorneys say is increasingly common.
Denver's sentencing reform should make it less likely that low-level crimes could lead to deportation for legal immigrants.
Ingrid Latorre is one step closer to challenging her deportation order.
Ingrid Encalada Latorre hopes to start a legal process to reduce her risk of deportation, but going to court carries its own dangers.
"Her stay has already been approved four years in a row, so it is concerning to see this change in behavior," her lawyer said.
Isidro Quintana of Aurora is a small business owner, father and grandfather who has lived in the U.S. nearly all his life.
"We've always had a meritorious request for a stay ... We also have a very different political environment at this time," attorney Hans Meyer said.
Denver has more undocumented immigrants than some larger cities. That's a function of both economics and immigration patterns.
We may know why security agents swept through an Airbus A-320 on an isolated part of the tarmac at Denver International Airport on Monday.
Univision reports that Donald Trump will be announcing a major change to his immigration plans and that he'll be doing it in Colorado this week. The campaign has formally denied the report.