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Sanctuary movement for unauthorized immigrants in Colorado may strengthen now that Trump’s in charge

Article subtitle: 
One immigration expert calls Denver a “hot spot” of the sanctuary movement
Article CAIRCO note: 
Use of the term "unauthorized" immigrant is getting closer, but use of the term "illegal alien" is correct.
Article author: 
John Aguilar
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
March 12, 2017
Article category: 
Colorado News
Medium
Article Body: 

With two women taking refuge in Denver churches in the months since Donald Trump was elected president, the city is getting noticed as a place where the revived sanctuary movement for people in the U.S. illegally has firmly taken root — and could soon spread ...

The movement here, largely limited to a half dozen or so liberal-leaning Unitarian Universalist and Quaker congregations, may soon expand to other faith communities. The United Methodist Church is offering a “Sanctuary Churches Training” seminar April 1 and 2 in Centennial ...


CAIRCO Research

Poll: 80 Percent Oppose Sanctuary Cities, The Hill, February 22, 2017

More & More Illegal Immigrants Taking Sanctuary In Churches, CBS 4, February 20, 2017

Denver Police Ignore Immigration Officers’ Pleas, Release Alien Before Alleged Murder, Breitbart, February 21, 2017

Sanctuary Cities in America, including Denver, Colorado 

Time to end Sanctuary Cities, February 19, 2017