Immigration reform must be about securing our borders and enforcing our laws; must not put any burdens on U.S. taxpayers and should be centered on economic growth; and immigration reform must also be about keeping families together.
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The question of sanctuary cities is a topic charged with emotion as the controversy has come to a head with the U.S. Justice Department demanding the cooperation of local law enforcement agencies in enforcing federal immigration laws. Sanctuary cities are those local jurisdictions that have taken a formal stand in refusing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under any circumstances.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) along with U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) have introduced the Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act, legislation that would provide a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.The bill provides immigrants that have been vetted by The Department of Homeland Security with three pathways toward legalization: higher education, service in the armed forces, or work authorization.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) offered the following statement in preview of the President's Address to a joint session of Congress this evening:
One of the great honors that I have as a member of Congress is nominating young people to our nation’s military academies. Having served in both the U.S. Army and the Marines, I’m continually impressed by the many bright and talented students seeking to serve as our nation’s next generation of military leaders.
GRAHAM, DURBIN REINTRODUCE BRIDGE ACT TO PROTECT UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH FROM DEPORTATION
Reps. Coffman and Gutiérrez introduce companion bill in House of Representatives
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (CO-06) released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump's comments on those individuals currently eligible under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Washington, DC -- U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO), along with U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), introduced the Recognizing American Children Act that if enacted, will provide legal status and a path to Lawful Permanent Resident status for those currently eligible under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.