Colorado Criminal Law Blog

DACA Renewal process

The USCIS published information relating to renewals of deferred action, the benefit that became available June 15, 2012 for a two year temporary period.  The requirements appear go be simple, but an actual application for DACA Renewal will not be available until May, 2014.  The application can

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Don’t talk to police

This is still the best statement on why  you should never talk to police.   Don’t Talk to Police Don’t Talk to Police Part 2

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Clogged immigration courts and backlogs: a Washington Post article

The American Immigration Council reposted a new article in the Washington Post, about clogged immigration courts; one of their observations is below: “Over the past several years, the Department of Homeland Security has dedicated more resources to immigration enforcement efforts, resulting in a 17% increase in cases

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DACA recipients of deferred action and health insurance

A recent question came into this firm about the coverage available to DACA recipients; grantees who applied for and received deferred action under the DACA program.  As it turns out, there were changes in 2012 to the federal Affordable Care Act to exclude DACA recipients from affordable

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Early Release from Community Corrections in Colorado; Early Termination

Early Release from Community Corrections In 2011, the legislature passed a modification to the sentencing structure of those in community corrections, in C.R.S. 18-1.3-301.  This statute was a dramatic shift away from long sentences, and allowed  a sentencing court, upon motion filed by the probation officer, to request

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Immigrant driver’s licenses: more states allow licenses regardless of immigration status

States allow immigrant driver’s licenses A report by the National Immigration Law Center, full text inclusive-policies-advance-in-states-2013-09-09, lists the number of states that now allow licensing regardless of immigration status.  New Mexico, Utah and Washington have for years allowed immigrants to apply for driver’s licenses.  In 2013, Illinois,

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Immigration court shutdown, resulting from budget battle

The popular sentiment on the result of the government shutdown, is that due to the USCIS operating on a fee basis, most offices will not be closed and processing of most applications will continue; a good article from ImmigrationImpact is linked here. However, practically speaking, the USCIS

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Colorado DUI arrests drop 5%, police enforcement effort began May 24

DUI Arrests reduced from prior years There are two recent press releases from CDOT, linked below, but which appear to be important for drivers.  One, is the obvious annual enforcement effort by police, called either “Click it or Ticket”, or “Heat Is On”.  Each of these enforcement

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Provisional immigration status, Immigration Reform 2013 and criminal convictions

The bill currently being debated at the federal level concerning Registered Provisional Immigrant Status, RPIS, would free many living in this country to apply for work permits and other benefits associated with legal residency.  This program however is crafted along the same lines as the previous Deferred

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UnDACAmented aliens; over half of all eligible Dreamers have not applied as of March 2013

A new article, based on recent statistics gleaned from the Department of Homeland Security’s databases, estimates that only half of all DACA eligible individuals, or Dreamers, have applied for the program.  The article by the American Immigration Council sources its information directly from the Department, and amounts

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