May 30, 2023

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Denver changing response to migrants entering city

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DENVER (KDVR) — Denver is changing its policy when it comes to how it responds to migrants in the city and county, specifically when it comes to providing emergency shelter. The root cause has to do with federal funding limitations. The announcement was made on Thursday.

There has been an influx of migrants arriving in Denver since last year. Since December, the city has reported sheltering and supporting 6,392 migrants from the southern border and it comes with a big price tag. The city said it forked over $12.7 million for the effort and stressed city resources to the maximum.

“Denver cannot be the only one who are shouldering this responsibility,” Councilwoman Amanda Sandoval said in a plea for help in January as city leaders met to tackle the influx of migrants…

Talya Cunningham

2023-04-14 23:21:28

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