This week, budget negotiations will begin again in the U. S. Congress over how to avoid a government shutdown.
One of the big questions is how to deal with immigration issues, including programs such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known also as DACA, and possible funding to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico Boarder.
As all of this political action continues, immigration activists and immigrants have been noticing changes in how existing immigration law is enforced.
Sophia Clark is with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, known also as CIRC. She manages a hotline that works to report activities of federal immigration enforcement, especially through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). KSJD’s Austin Cope spoke to her to find out more about her perspectives. After the interview, he read from an ICE statement regarding the issues he and Clark discussed. Click below to listen.