U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., accepts a gift of a traditional Ethiopian shirt from Girum Alemayehu at an Ethiopian festival in Denver in August 2016. Coffman has survived multiple tough re-election campaigns in part due to his outreach to various immigrant communities in his district.

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., accepts a gift of a traditional Ethiopian shirt from Girum Alemayehu at an Ethiopian festival in Denver in August 2016. Coffman has survived multiple tough re-election campaigns in part due to his outreach to various immigrant communities in his district.