Thursday is the deadline for many of Colorado estimated 1,100 undocumented college students to reapply for an important federal program.
In his monthly conversation with Colorado Matters John Hickenlooper also spoke about immigration and the state's effort to land a new Amazon headquarters.
DACA currently protects more than 17,000 Colorado minors from deportation.
The BRIDGE Act would give the force of law to protection from deportation under DACA, which was created by executive order during the Obama Administration.
Janine Davidson is the new president at the school, a haven for traditionally under-represented students.