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Denver’s Neighbors Rebel against Open-Arms Approach to Migrants: ‘We Do Not Want That’

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
From The Right
Immigration, Migrants, Denver, Colorado
Michael B. Hancock/@MayorHancock/X

In February 2018, Denver city leaders sent a valentine to foreigners interested in relocating to the progressive mountain city and a message to any elected officials looking to stop them.

Draped on Denver’s City and County building was a large, blue banner: “Denver ❤️ Immigrants.”

If it wasn’t clear enough, then-mayor Michael Hancock posted on social media that it was a statement of “love” to let immigrants know that Denver is “an open and welcoming city.”

Denver leaders unfurled that welcome banner six months after they passed an ordinance curtailing the city’s...

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