Colorado Lawmakers Object to DHS Proposal to Expand “Public Charge” Definition

Proposed rule could result in serious health, housing, and economic implications for Colorado

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) today led Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette, Ed Perlmutter, and Jared Polis, and Representatives-elect Joe Neguse and Jason Crow, in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security to object to the proposed rule expanding the definition of “public charge” under U.S. immigration law.