Congressman Gutiérrez calls for an end to family detention

Partnering with Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Lucille Roybal-Allard and others, Rep. Gutierrez has called on the administration to terminate its policy of detaining women and children seeking asylum.
Rep. Gutierrez stands with representatives and advocates to call for an end to family detention

Touring the U.S. about Immigration Executive Action

Congressman Gutierrez is crossing the country to talk about DACA and DAPA under the President's immigration executive action. Find out if he's coming to a city near you!
Congressman Gutierrez's National Tour about Immigration Action

Get Ready to apply for Executive Action!

While the President has announced executive action on immigration, YOU CAN'T APPLY YET! But there are some things you can do to get ready.
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REP. GUTIÉRREZ: “AMERICA IS HAVING A VERY GOOD WEEK”

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) reacted to news that the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled in favor of “justice and humanity” in the landmark decision about same-sex marriage.

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: REACTION TO U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION ON AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) reacted to news that the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled in favor of maintaining President Obama’s signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is helping millions of Americans find and afford health care coverage.

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: READ-OUT OF MEETING WITH DHS SECRETARY JEH JOHNSON AND DELEGATION OF HOUSE DEMOCRATS WHO VISITED TEXAS FAMILY DETENTION FACILITIES

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) and the other seven House Democrats who traveled to Texas this week to visit two privately-run family immigration detention centers, met with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in the Capitol. They discussed what the Members saw and heard during their two-day visit to the facilities where women and children are held awaiting disposition of their applications for asylum. The Secretary discussed the announcement he made earlier about certain changes in policy related to the detention of moms and children. After the meeting, Rep. Gutierrez issued the following statement.

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Immigration

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I am proud to serve as the Chairman of the Immigration Task Force of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. I also serve on the Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security and as the former Chair of the Immigration Task Force of the Democratic Caucus.

Financial Services

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I have worked to restore economic stability, help homeowners facing foreclosure, protect consumers, protect taxpayers, and strengthen regulations for the financial institutions whose risky behavior contributed to the economic collapse in 2008.

Intelligence and Military

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I have made it a priority to ensure that the civil rights and civil liberties of all Americans are upheld as we work to protect our nation from threats.

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