All posts tagged "immigration"

  • Wyoming Marches to Keep Families Together

    From Jackson to Cheyenne, people protested the separation of migrant families at the border and advocates say the fight has just begun JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of thousands of people in more than 700 American towns...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Federal Immigration and Intimidation

    ICE visit highlights change in protocol and a community mired in confusion JACKSON HOLE, WY – Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials rolled into town in unmarked cars on April 25 and 26 and arrested two Teton...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Wyo Say No: Maggots, mold and infestations have activists speaking out against the proposed immigration jail in Uinta County

    A proposed Uinta county detention center for illegal immigrants taken into custody by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement has drawn the ire of many Wyoming groups who say the proposed center represents an unfair immigration system. A...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • BUZZ: Options Amid Uncertainty

    DACA decision prompts regional action from Mexico and Salt Lake City.  The White House’s recent announcement about its plan to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) put the lives of approximately 620 Wyoming residents in jeopardy,...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • BUZZ: Dreams Deferred

    Teton County DREAMers risk it all to march for recognition JACKSON HOLE, WY — Maggie Ordonez’s parents immigrated to the United States “the right way” when she was six years old. Her father moved to Jackson on...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Dreams Deferred

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — “Raise your hand if you’re a Dreamer!” Rosa Sanchez asked the crowd in front of D.O.G Saturday morning. Approximately 10 young people raised their hands, Sanchez among them. But gathered at D.O.G were...

    • Posted September 9, 2017
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    How Wyoming’s young Latinos are navigating a web of prejudice and an uncertain fate. No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Legal, Educado & Enojado

    People marched in solidarity with ‘those in the shadows’ while Mead dodged their message. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday about 200 people gathered in downtown Cheyenne to march to Governor Matt Mead’s office with a letter...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Mary, Full of Grace

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mary Erickson recalls spring 2011 as a turning point. It marked the time she understood what her role in the community would be. For about a week, a group of anti-choice protesters from...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • Sheriff and Police Put Deportation Fears to Rest

      JACKSON HOLE, WY – Teton County Sheriff Jim Whalen and Jackson Police Chief Todd Smith issued a joint statement Monday addressing fears about how the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown will affect undocumented immigrants in the valley....

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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