Colorado has its own Statue of Liberty reminding us to welcome immigrants

Feb 19, 2024 237

For more than a year, Denver and Colorado have welcomed more than 38,000 migrants in search of refuge from the turmoil in their homelands in South and Central America. In the core sense of the word, “refuge” evokes hope, comfort, and safety. This is what Denver, some non-profit charities, and the State of Colorado have provided in the absence of courage to overcome partisan struggles in Congress.

Local municipalities across the country are bearing the brunt of the financial burden, with a significant portion of funds spent from local public coffers. Despite limited resources, Denver and Colorado remain true to our collective values.

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