Colorado Democrats Say The Pandemic Laid Bare The Inequities Faced By Undocumented Immigrants. Now They Want To Fix Them

Colorado Democrats Say The Pandemic Laid Bare The Inequities Faced By Undocumented Immigrants. Now They Want To Fix Them

Democratic state Sen. Julie Gonzales of Denver is sponsoring a number of the bills. She said the COVID-19 pandemic laid bare inequalities that have long existed.

“For wealthy Coloradans, they were barely impacted by all of the multiple crises in 2020, and yet for middle-class and working class and the most poor Coloradans, the pandemic is still very real,” Gonzales said. “How could I just say, ‘Oh, I really hope things get back to normal’? Because for far too many of us, normal, just wasn’t working. The before times weren’t great for us either.”

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