This morning during the 10 am hour (ET), Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL-4) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on immigration and the President’s decision to delay an announcement of executive actions on deportations and other immigration matters.
REP. GUTIÉRREZ: CHICAGO WILL BE READY FOR IMMIGRATION ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AND WILL BE A MODEL FOR OTHER CITIES TO FOLLOW
On Wednesday, at the invitation of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL), a group of approximately 50 leaders and advocates gathered at City Hall in Chicago to begin discussing how Chicago can get ready for an announcement by the Obama Administration on the use of prosecutorial discretion to provide temporary deportation relief for undocumented immigrants.
REP. GUTIÉRREZ FLOOR SPEECH: “ONLY COWARDS SCAPEGOAT CHILDREN AND ONLY THOSE WHO ARE ASHAMED OF THEMSELVES DO IT AFTER HOURS ON A FRIDAY NIGHT”
Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) spoke on the floor during the debate of on H.R. 5272, a bill to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program – a program that temporarily gives DREAMers protection from deportation.