All posts tagged "immigration"

  • 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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  • FEATURE: BECOMING INDIVISIBLE

    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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  • A Day Without Immigrants in Jackson Hole

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — More than 100 Jacksonites, a number of high school students among them, braved frigid temps outside Jackson Hole High School this morning in support of the valley’s immigrant populace for a “Day Without Immigrants.”...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • JUST IN: Officials Dispel Immigration Enforcement Rumors

    JACKSON HOLE, WY — Rumors have been proliferating around the valley this weekend that US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are knocking on doors in search of undocumented immigrants. According to Teton County Sheriff’s Office and Jackson Police...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Foreign Compassion

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he was 10 years old, my father emigrated to the U.S. with his family from Tel Kaif, Iraq—among the seven countries included in President Trump’s immigration ban enacted Friday that halted this...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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