More on Immigration
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an injunction will stand against President Barack Obamaâ€™s sweeping executive actions on immigration reform. While the decision was made 1,300 miles away from Denver in the historic John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court Building in New Orleans, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion in the case, State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al, provoked immediate response from Colorado and national decision-makers and activists.
Last year, Front Range grocery store customers ate plenty of sweet corn grown at Sakata Farms. But the Brighton producerâ€™s other major summer vegetable, cabbage, didnâ€™t make it to kitchen tables, left unharvested in the field. And forget about broccoli, another labor-intensive crop. The farm has supplied most of the metro-areaâ€™s locally grown broccoli in recent years, but its owners didnâ€™t bother planting last spring, because they couldnâ€™t count on having enough workers to get it to market.