WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) released the following statement in regard to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

“In the past, I expressed frustration with President Obama for using his "pen and phone" to govern instead of working with Congress. We have 3 branches of government and it is Congress’ role to create policy. Now, Congress has been asked to come up with a solution within 6 months to help reform our immigration system. These children did not come to America on their own terms, they simply followed their parents. In the coming weeks, I look forward to working with my colleagues to create a permanent solution through the legislative process with input from Kansans in the 2nd District.”