Undocumented Coloradans in Essential Work Could Get Citizenship

Under a proposed bill, undocumented workers could meet requirements for permanent residency for their work during pandemic

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The U.S. House of Representatives in late September passed The SAFE Banking Act, which would give banks more regulatory room to lawfully serve marijuana businesses. / LAW WEEK FILE
Colorado’s undocumented essential workers might have a speedy option for obtaining lawful permanent residency if Congress passes a bill looking to reward the estimated 5 million individuals in that category across the country. “The Citizenship for Essential Workers Act provides undocumented essential workers with a fast, accessible, and secure path to citizenship, beginning with immediate adjustment of status to legal permanent resident. This legislation is a critical part of a just and inclusive COVID-19 recovery,” the website for bill sponsor Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) states. Co

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