Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the following statement on DACA developments with House leadership:
"When I announced a week ago that I would file a discharge petition, my goal was simple -- force action on behalf of the dreamers. In the week since, Republicans from around the country have joined our push. This morning, the Speaker told me he intends to work on an immigration measure that includes protection for DACA kids. This is a positive development and I thank the Speaker for it. With that said, the discharge petition has been filed, and it will continue to be an outlet if we can't get a bill to the floor. I appreciate the Speaker's leadership on this issue and strongly believe Congress needs to finish this important job,” said Coffman.