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

Pope Francis Capitol Visit

His Holiness Pope Francis will be addressing a joint session of Congress on September 24th, 2015 at 10 am. Constituents of the 4th District may request to receive tickets for this historic event from now until Thursday, September 10th at 5 pm.
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Rep. Gutiérrez Anuncia Fuerte Oposición Al Proyecto De Energía/Incinerador En Arecibo En Carta Al Secretario Vilsack

Sep 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Hoy en día, el representante Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) le envió una carta al Secretario de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos, Tom Vilsack, expresando su fuerte oposición al proyecto de la incineradora de residuos a energía propuesto en Arecibo, Puerto Rico. El Congresista Gutiérrez también solicita una extensión de plazo para que el público pueda presentar sus comentarios en respuesta al aviso del Registro Federal de la Declaración de Impacto Ambiental y renueva la solicitud que hizo en una carta a principios de abril para una reunión con el Secretario para hablar más a fondo sobre el asunto.

Pelosi + 177 House Democrats to DHS: 'End Family Detention Now'

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter signed by 178 members of Congress today, House Democrats called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to end its controversial Family Detention Program. Congressman Gutiérrez said about this letter: “I am pleased that so many of my House colleagues including our top leaders are united in telling the President and Secretary of Homeland Security that putting moms and kids in detention just does not comport with our values as a Americans. We have been making progress towards ending family detention all year, but the court ruling and the unity of Democrats on this matter make it clear that family detention is almost over. And good riddance.”

Lofgren, Gutiérrez introduce bill to create jobs, boost economy through entrepreneurial visa reform

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two leading House Democrats introduced a new bill this week to incentivize economic growth, stimulate entrepreneurship, and attract additional foreign investment to the United States with the goal of creating jobs.

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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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