Immigration news is leading headlines today as construction companies, restaurants and businesses prepare for a nationwide protest on “A Day Without Immigrants.”
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IN LOCAL NEWS:
One Colorado newspaper is fighting back against claims that it printed “fake news” by filing a libel lawsuit.
A Denver mother is seeking sanctuary through the help of an immigration attorney and a church, despite her pending deportation.
People who protested the President Trump’s travel ban at DIA testified in federal court that their protest was peaceful and did not disrupt operations.
According to the Attorney General’s Office, Aaron Thompson’s claim that he was denied a right to a lawyer should not stand because his lawyer had not formally entered his appearance.
A bill to repeal the death penalty failed in committee on a 3-2 vote; and prosecutors in El Paso county are pursuing a death sentence for the first time in a decade.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
An ethics rule has litigation funders avoiding class-action lawsuits.
Fox News might be under investigation over claims of widespread sexual harassment.
A class action lawsuit is claiming that hundreds of attorney-client meetings were recorded in federal prisons.
According to a county attorney in Texas, a woman who was in a courthouse to file a protective order was arrested by ICE.
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