Bennet: DREAMers Can Apply for Deferred Action

New Webpage Provides Information, Answers Questions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today began accepting applications for deferred action from undocumented young people who were brought to the United States through no fault of their own as children. Deferred action offers a chance for undocumented young people, who meet several key criteria, to apply for legal work in the ...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Weld County as a primary natural disaster area due to hail, high winds and flash flooding that occurred in June. “Colorado continues to be affected by adverse weather conditions that have made it difficult for farme...
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed a decision by senior Army officials at Fort Carson to open Gate 19, providing a southern access point to the base. The decision provides soldiers more options and flexibility when choosing a community to live near the base. “This decision will benefit Fort Carson, the sold...
Senator Bennet applauded plans released today by the Department of Veterans Affairs to build an expanded community-based outpatient clinic in Colorado Springs, CO. The department estimated that the contract for the new clinic, which was awarded to Colorado Springs VA, LLC, would result in 235 construction jobs. Slated to be complet...

Bennet, Hancock Highlight Denver as National Model to Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

Bennet's Bipartisan SAFER Act to Help Law Enforcement Process Rape Kits

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today toured the newly-opened Denver Crime Lab with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and highlighted Denver as a national model for reducing the national rape kit backlog. Following the tour, Bennet discussed his bill to help state and local governments process rape kits efficiently and effective...