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Silt resident Sandra Lopez – a mother of three and an immigrant rights leader – is taking sanctuary with a Carbondale church. She's one of five people in the state trying to avoid deportation by living in a church or temple. This makes Colorado the state with the most people seeking sanctuary in a place of worship in order to avoid deportation.

There are three women sitting in a small apartment in Glenwood Springs. They’re calm, but all fight back tears.

Valley Roundup for Morning Edition, Aug. 11, 2017

Aug 10, 2017

Welcome to Valley Roundup. I’m Carolyn Sackariason.

 

Joining me this week are Madeleine Osberger, contributing editor of the Aspen Daily News. I’m Carolyn Sackariason and you are listening to Valley Roundup, an analysis and commentary of the week’s news with writers and editors. We continue our conversation with Jason Auslander, reporter for the Aspen Times, Randy Essex, editor and publisher of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and Lorenzo Semple, columnist for the Aspen Daily News.

 

 

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the federal agency in charge of enforcing immigration law. It’s been active in the Roaring Fork Valley over the past several days.

The Basalt Town Council is expected to vote on a resolution to become a “safe harbor” for immigrants.

Aspen Public Radio News

This past week, immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented people across the country. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said this is nothing out of the ordinary.