On today’s episode, today is the first day of the Colorado state legislative session. The ACLU is always extremely active at the legislature and has some big plans for 2018. John sits down with Denise Maes, ACLU of Colorado Public Policy Director, to preview this year’s top priorities. Also, a news update from ACLU of Colorado staff attorney Arash Jahanian on the recent death of an Iranian man who was being held in custody at the Aurora Immigration Detention Center.
Call to Action: Make a call to prevent the deportation of 800,000 Dreamers and their families. http://bit.ly/dreamactnow18
For more info on our January 17th phone bank go to: http://bit.ly/0117phonebank
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