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How Boulder Handled its Asian Immigrants

November 18th, 2015

Huge buzz is going around about John Hickenlooper’s declaration that Colorado will openly become a foster home to Syrian refugees. Tens of thousands of people could enter the US as they flee the recent escalation of violence against civilians perpetrated by ISIS. Many agree with this policy of open borders, and many detest it, but today will simply be an observation of how Boulder, CO has handled, and continues to handle, its immigrant population. Speculations about the future of Boulder’s foreign policies are left to our readers. Boulder, as almost anyone in the state could tell... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 2nd, 2015

“I felt like I should educate people about my country, culture and also help my community,” says Tenzin T. Passang. Passang was born in India and immigrated to the United States in 1992. His parents, grandparents and thousands of Tibetans fled in 1959, with The Dalai Lama, to seek refuge from the Chinese illegal occupation of Tibet. The Tibet Gallery was opened in 1998 and serves as a place for Passang to be an ambassador for his country while still feeling at home. “It is a precious community resource for practitioners,” Passang says. “I love Boulder, with no attachment,” he says,... Read More