Colo. officials try to calm immigrants' fears over possible arrest


Rosa Ramirez And Fernando Quintero, Rocky Mountain News
 
Copyright 2006 Denver Publishing Company

A new law that requires police to report any illegal immigrant they arrest to federal immigration authorities is causing confusion and widespread rumors in the Hispanic immigrant community.

Local Spanish-language radio stations have been inundated with calls this week from people concerned about the law, which was approved by the legislature and signed by Gov. Bill Owens.

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