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Benjy Sarlin: Immigration Reformers Make Their Stand in Colorado

MSNBC’s Benjy Sarlin today covers two of this fall’s most important races — Rep. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) bid to unseat Sen. Mark Udall, and Rep. Mike Coffman’s (R-CO) battle to hold his seat against Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff.  Colorado’s electorate is 13% Latino, and as we’ve written about many times, both of these Republicans have talked the talk … Continue reading »

"Pro-Reform" Republicans: Dreamers Are Coming for You So Support Executive Action on Immigration

Below is a press statement from DRM Action.  It relates to this encounter between DREAMers and Rep. Mike Coffman: This week, a Dreamer confronted Congressman Mike Coffman (R-Col) on his stalled efforts to pass legislation to allow Dreamers to serve in the military. With Congress failing to act, the DREAM Action Coalition is issuing a direct message … Continue reading »

VIDEO: Mike Coffman Confronted By DREAMer for Failing to Lead Even on His Own Legislation for Military DREAMers

Coffman Reveals He Has Zero Interest in Solving Immigration Issue, Making Executive Action from President the Only Solution Rep. Mike Coffman (R,CO-06) has spent the last year walking back his once declared support for immigration reform. His primary strategy for distracting voters on his flip flop has been to say that Congress should take a … Continue reading »

FACT CHECK: Rep. Mike Coffman Claims Immigration Bills Cleared House

Big Media today has a fact-check on an allegation Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) made last week during a debate with Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff, in which Coffman said that immigration bills cleared the House.  Here’s the quote (@21:45): I think both parties have it wrong right now. I think on the left it’s, unless we get everything, then nothing … Continue reading »

Memo to Mike Coffman: What Voters Want on Immigration is the Opposite of What You’re Proposing

New Fox News Poll Shows Voters Want a Path to Citizenship Over Status Quo By 3 to 1 Margin At yesterday’s first debate in Colorado’s competitive CD-6 race, Republican incumbent Mike Coffman told the audience that he did not support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. A new poll out today from Fox News … Continue reading »

Latino and Immigrant Leaders Respond to Gardner/Coffman Votes on DACA

Last Minute Election-Year “Conversion” Won’t Make Up for Years of Anti-Immigrant Voting  Where to begin? The political circus that was last week’s House GOP vote on its border bill and DREAMer deportation amendment was as dysfunctional as it was absurd. Yes, Republicans voted once again to deport DREAMers back to countries they hardly know and … Continue reading »

Colorado Republicans Get Failing Grades on Immigration from Latino and Asian Groups

Cory Gardner Doubles Down on Anti-Immigrant Stance By Criticizing Senate Immigration Bill Supported by 70% of Coloradans  With immigration reform legislation laid to rest at the feet of House Republicans, national Latino and Asian groups released a score card Monday to grade members of the House of Representatives on their immigration voting record in the … Continue reading »

Mike Coffman, The Time for Immigration Reform is When?

Immigration Groups Mark One Year Since Colorado Congressman Said “The Time for Comprehensive Immigration Reform is Now,” Then Ran Away One year ago today, the Denver Post ran an op-ed from Rep. Mike Coffman (R, CD-4) where the previously anti-immigrant congressman began to change his tune and called for immediate action on comprehensive immigration reform. … Continue reading »

What’s the Difference Between Reps. Mike Coffman, Cory Gardner and Republican Extremists Renewing Calls to Deport DREAMers?

Answer: Nothing Denver, CO – With Republicans looking for new ways to exploit the ongoing crisis of kids fleeing violence for their own political gain, more and more are exposing their true stance on immigration – mass deportation – in demanding an end to the broadly successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Ending … Continue reading »

Eric Cantor’s Loss and Immigration Reform: 3 Lessons for Cory Gardner and Mike Coffman

New Republican Poll Reveals Just How Much Colorado Republicans Will Leave on the Table if They Continue the March Away from Immigration Reform Tuesday nigh, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost to little known challenger, David Brat, in the VA-7 Republican primary. While this may make the prospects for immigration reform that much more … Continue reading »