The Weekly News Brief

KDNK Weekly News Brief: Prosecutorial Discretion in Basalt

May 11, 2012
Last week, the Colorado Immigrant Right's Coalition, or CIRC held a rally in front of the Garfield County courthouse, to protest the deportation of a Basalt woman. The group is claiming that this case contradicts the Obama Administration's discretion policy, which encouraged ICE field offices to focus on deportations of dangerous criminals and national security risks. For this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Ed Williams spoke about this most recent case, and how it compares to the case of Juana Linares, which Williams wrote about earlier this year.
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