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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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.

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: PUT PUERTO RICO STATUS ISSUE ASIDE TO FOCUS ON THE DEBT CRISIS

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, for the second day in a row, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) spoke on the House floor about Puerto Rico, the debt crisis, bond-holders, and the Puerto Rican status issue. In a mix of English and Spanish, Rep. Gutierrez said Puerto Rico must set the status issue aside in order to prioritize addressing the debt crisis gripping the Island.

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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.

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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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