Bennet Joins Opposition to Trump Proposal to Mandate Forced DNA Collection from Migrants

Senators Demand Answers on Civil Rights and Privacy Implications of Latest Anti-Immigrant Policy

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and nine of their Senate colleagues in calling on the Trump administration to abandon its proposed plan to mandate forced DNA collection from all migrants – including children over the age of thirteen and asylum-seekers – entering the United States.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined the entire Colorado delegation in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, urging significant cap relief for the H-2B visa program in any final year-end appropriations package or continuing resolution.

Bennet, Senate Democrats Introduce Legislation to Block Implementation of Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

The Protect American Values Act Would Prohibit the Government from Using Federal Funds to Carry Out Latest Trump Administration Attack on Immigrant Families

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and 25 Senate Democrats in introducing the Protect American Values Act, legislation that would prohibit the Trump Administration from using federal funding to implement its Public Charge rule.
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.