Bennet Urges Administration to Rectify Immigration Enforcement and Detention Policies That Violate Standards Put in Place During and Prior to the Pandemic

ICE Hasn’t Adequately Treated Detainees Who Tested Positive, Demonstrated Serious Symptoms of COVID-19

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet pressed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to fix the unjust immigration enforcement and detention policies this Administration continues to enforce during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Bennet, Bicameral Democratic Lawmakers Urge ICE, DHS to Immediately Withdraw New Guidance that Threatens International Students with Deportation

Lawmakers: "ICE's new policy is irrational and xenophobic, and risks the health of students, faculty, and staff."

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 97 members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging the agencies to withdraw new guidance from ICE that threatens international students with deportation if they do not take in-person classes this coming academic year.

Bennet, Entire Senate Democratic Caucus Call on Leader McConnell to Bring Bipartisan House-Passed Dream & Promise Act to Floor for a Vote

Letter to McConnell from Senate Democratic Caucus Follows Last Week’s Historic Supreme Court Decision on DACA

Following last week’s historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined the entire Senate Democratic Caucus in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) calling on him to immediately take up the bipartisan House-passed American Dream and Promise Act, which will establish a path to citizenship for Dreamers and immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).
Following the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling rejecting President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined 42 of his Senate Democratic colleagues in a letter to President Trump urging him to work with Congress to finally provide a path to citizenship for DACA recipients, who are commonly known as Dreamers, by supporting the American Dream and Promise Act.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Joe Neguse (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Diana DeGette (D), and Jason Crow (D) sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) highlighting grave due process issues in the Aurora Immigration Courtroom and requesting immediate fixes to ensure fairness during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.