Posts by Scot Kersgaard
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced a proposed rule change today that would allow immigrants with U.S. citizen spouses to submit a waiver of inadmissibility before returning to their country to attend their immigrant visa interview.
Colorado Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) wasted no time in taking advantage of his appointment to the Judiciary Committee. Polis questioned Attorney General Eric Holder last week during an oversight hearing on the Department of Justice and asked whether the Ogden memo was still in effect.
Richard Mellon Scaife, billionaire newspaper publisher and right-wing philanthropist Sunday came out strongly in opposition to Republican efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.
The U.S. House of Representative’s move to strip federal funding from any program related in any way to abortion could have wide-reaching consequences.
Congressman Ed Perlmutter today issued a scathing statement criticizing the House of Representatives for passing a spending bill that could put nearly a million federal employees out of work.
The Colorado delegation voted strictly on party lines, with all four Republicans voting in favor of the bill and the More…
Public Policy Polling released a survey today on the attitudes of likely Republican primary voters, including their opinions of Obama’s citizenship. The findings are extraordinary, with 51 percent of likely 2012 primary voters saying they believe President Obama was not born in the U.S.
A Colorado Springs school district spokesperson told the Colorado Independent this morning that the district’s hands are tied by state law in terms of how it handles the case of a student with a prescription for medical marijuana.
“This is a legal situation with the state, not with the school More…
All around the country, members of congress are canceling constituent meetings or beefing up security.
When someone at a public meeting asks a question or makes a comment that seems even a little unbalanced, people tense up and exchange nervous glances.
Colorado’s Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-CD 7, was among the More…
As Colorado’s state legislature is set to take up the issue of legalizing civil unions, Barbara Bush, daughter of former president George W. Bush, has endorsed gay marriage in New York state.
As Arizona lawmakers today contemplate a bill to deny citizenship to children born in the U.S. to non-citizen parents, it is interesting to note what other states and cities and counties have spent defending similarly unconstitutional laws.