Updated 11:18 a.m.

The House is leaving Washington for a five-week recess without holding votes on any legislation regarding immigration reform, but not before hundreds of lawmakers received a fruity parting gift.

Responding to recent comments by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) -- arguably the most outspoken GOP critic of immigration reform -- activists delivered cantaloupes Thursday to the offices of the 224 lawmakers who recently voted in favor of King's proposal that would force the Obama administration to resume the deportations of children of illegal immigrants.