Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after House Republicans withdrew their legislati...READ MORE
Throughout America's history, our nation's values and founding principles have been a beacon of hope for millions of immigrants striving to live in freedom. Ed’s ancestors, like most Americans, were immigrants who came to America seeking a better life. To this day, those same principles continue drawing people to our country. Reforming our nation's immigration system is a critical issue.
There is bipartisan support among the American people AND in Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The time is now to move forward to fix the system, create American jobs, lower our deficit, strengthen our borders and give millions of undocumented Americans an earned pathway to citizenship. Ed has pushed for comprehensive immigration reform since his first day in office in 2007 because we must ensure everyone has an opportunity to contribute to society and achieve the American Dream.