Save the Date! RMIAN Full Day CLE Scheduled for 9/26/18

Save the Date! RMIAN Full Day CLE Scheduled for 9/26/18

RMIAN, along with the Immigration Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, will host a full-day CLE in Denver on Wednesday, September 26. The training will provide attendees with the keys to zealous immigration advocacy and dive into immigration enforcement, detention and bond practices, protections  for immigrant crime victims, asylum law, special immigrant juvenile status, and working with experts to build your case. Information here.

9News: Local artists sell work to support families separated at the border

9News: Local artists sell work to support families separated at the border

Local artists, led by event organizer, Kaitlyn Tucek, held an art auction and fundraiser for RMIAN on Friday, June 29th, in Denver. Over 100 artists donated 240 pieces of art to the event, which raised over $13,000. This funding allows RMIAN to help parents in Colorado experiencing family separation.

Westword: Artists for Immigrant Families Will Host Fundraiser Tonight

Westword: Artists for Immigrant Families Will Host Fundraiser Tonight

From 6 to 9 p.m. tonight, June 29, Artists for Immigrant Families, an art auction organized by Kaitlyn Tucek at the McNichols Building, will raise money for RMIAN. Admission is $5 (you can get tickets in advance here).

Image: "Choices" by Molly Bounds, silkscreen prints.

Vice: Trump is now on a deadline to reunite families separated at the border

Vice: Trump is now on a deadline to reunite families separated at the border

Vice quotes RMIAN’s Laura Lunn: “Everyone seems to be very confused, not just the people who are being detained and imprisoned. Across the board I haven’t heard anybody who has concrete next steps about how they will be reunited with their children.”

Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

Local Artists + RMIAN = Support for Immigrant Families!

Local Artists + RMIAN = Support for Immigrant Families!

A group of Denver artists, led by Kaitlyn Tucek, are coming together for a one night only art sale and auction benefiting RMIAN. Join us at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver this Friday June 29th, from 6pm-9pm during their advocacy event Giving Voices and donate to support RMIAN's efforts to reunite separated families.

CPR: What It’s Like To Be Separated From Your Child At The Border, And How It Still Hurts

CPR: What It’s Like To Be Separated From Your Child At The Border, And How It Still Hurts

Colorado Public Radio speaks to a RMIAN client who was separated from her daughter for two months in 2016, leaving lasting negative effects on her child. “It hurts to see what is happening right now. No parents should have to go through this.”

Photo: AP/Eric Gay

Congressman Polis meets with immigrant mothers detained in Aurora who were separated from their children at the border

Congressman Polis meets with immigrant mothers detained in Aurora who were separated from their children at the border

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., along with Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., visited with migrant mothers at the immigration detention facility in Aurora yesterday. The Trump administration separated the mothers from their young children at the southern border in May, and has detained them ever since, now in Colorado.

Coloradoan: Fort Collins residents sought asylum at the US border. I know because I represented them.

Coloradoan: Fort Collins residents sought asylum at the US border. I know because I represented them.

Fort Collins immigration attorney, Kim Baker Medina, tells the stories of her asylum-seeking clients. “These people are real. I know because I represent or have represented each of them. But what is not real are the stories our president tells about them.”

Vice: This 6-year old was separated from her mother by ICE. It changed her.

Vice: This 6-year old was separated from her mother by ICE. It changed her.

Two RMIAN clients, a mother and daughter from El Salvador, tell their story of being separated at the border. “When I decided to leave with my daughter, I thought we would be together,” Sara said. “When I arrived and they separated us, it was so hard.”

Photo: Associated Press