* Suggested talking points in italics.
Senator Cory Gardner
“Thank you for supporting the DREAM Act with your Colorado colleague Senator Bennet.”
Congressman Doug Lamborn
“Please support a clean DREAM Act that is not tied to other issues, specifically, the version as co-sponsored by your Colorado colleagues, Senators Gardner and Bennet. I agree we need to ensure our country has a good security system, including making the border secure. Please deal with that issue separately and not use the DREAMer young people as political bargaining chips. These are young people who are educated and supporting our economy through employment, businesses, and mortgages, both nationally and here in Colorado Springs. It would be a shame to waste that resource and set our economy back for everyone. Thank you.”
The White House
“Mr. President, I support your efforts to encourage Congress to pass the DREAM Act for the young people brought to the United States as children. As you said when you ended DACA, it is time for Congress to act to find a solution to this issue. Many of these young people have never known any other country, and are as patriotic and American as anyone I know! Please urge Congress not to conflate this issue with the other parts of our immigration system that need to be addressed, such as border security. Let’s start by fixing at least this one part of the challenging immigration system, then address those other complex areas, but separately. Thank you for considering my comment.”