Denver shuts down three more immigrant shelters as resources dry up

Three Denver hotels that served as temporary immigrant shelters will close by the end of the week, leaving only one that can provide beds for 800 people as the city continues to face a strain on resources and a $120 million budget deficit. 

The single hotel, which is in northwestern Denver, as well as a congregate shelter in a church, can provide beds for about 800 people if necessary, Denver Human Services spokesman Jon Ewing said on Monday. The city also has some “bridge housing” available to help families with children as they make the transition from hotel to apartment living, he added.

Immigrants rest at a makeshift shelter in Denver on Jan. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)

“We’re moving along at a pretty good clip,
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