Immigration Reform Protesters Pack Rep. Gardner’s Office

June 27, 2014 3:56 AM

Immigration Reform Protesters Pack Rep. Gardner’s Office
" GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)- Dozens of immigration reform protesters packed Rep. Cory Gardner’s office calling for changes. They even brought a mariachi band.

“We have our rights. This is a public office. We’re taxpayers. We’re refusing to leave, everyone come in,” chanted the protesters.

Protesters calling for immigration reform crowded Rep. Cory Gardner’s office on Thursday (credit: CBS)

One by one more than 70 people filled Gardner’s Greeley office on Thursday. Gardner, a Republican, represents Northern Colorado.

They refused to leave until the lawmaker agreed to take action on long-debated measures that could improve the status of immigrants living in Colorado and throughout the U.S.

“We are here today because Congressman Gardner has failed to act on immigration reform,” said the protest leader "

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