Bennet Statement on House Bill to Restrict Syrian Refugees

House bill does not make us safe, is contrary to our values - Calls on Congress to address key vulnerabilities in Visa Waiver Program, counter ISIS propoganda, recruiting

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement following the Senate's vote to block a bill that would prohibit Iraqi and Syrian refugees from entering the United States:
Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Representative Scott Tipton (CO-03) today released a draft of the Good Samaritan Cleanup of Orphan Mines Act, legislation designed to allow Good Samaritans, such as the mining industry, state agencies, local governments, nonprofits, and other groups, the opportunity to clean up the environment and improve water quality in and around orphan mines.