Immigration

Immigrant border deaths as important as rancher Rob Krentz's murder, protester says

Most locals celebrated the 4th of July weekend with picnics and fireworks. But approximately fifty locals marked the holiday yesterday with a vigil at Aurora's GEO detention center.

There, they decried current immigration policy in Colorado and elsewhere, with a focus on the deaths of two migrants whose deaths haven't received nearly the attention paid to the murder of Arizona rancher Rob Krentz. Look below to see videos of the incidents and a photo gallery from the rally.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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