Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and 18 of their colleagues in urging Senate Leadership and the Appropriations Committee to assert Congress’s role in crafting federal appropriations and ensure that any funding measure for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) prevents the Trump Administration’s unilateral transfer of funds to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)/Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).

Bennet, Senate Democrats to Trump: Don’t Deport Military Families

Trump Administration’s Proposed Policy Change Would End Protections Against Deportation of Military Spouses and Families, Threatening Military Readiness

Following reports that the Trump Administration is ending protections against the deportation of military families whose loved ones are deployed, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and a group of his Senate colleagues in a letter demanding the administration reverse course immediately.
Following a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report that revealed details of dire conditions endured by children and migrants at detention facilities across the country and highlighted systemic problems in our immigration system, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week called on the agency to provide its plan for rectifying the administration’s unacceptable handling of the crisis on the border.