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Jun 24, 2013 | BuzzFeed

The Congressional Odd Couple That Could Save Immigration Reform

Issues: Immigration

Longtime friends Paul Ryan and Luis Gutierrez bonded over their morning workouts years ago, and have developed an important partnership on immigration reform. “Maybe there is a correlation between working out and loving immigrants,” Gutierrez said.

Apr 19, 2013 | National Journal

Why Immigration Could Pass

Personal experiences shape views on immigration reform. While constituents in many House districts represented by Democrats, like Illinois' 4th District, deal with immigration issues every day, those in many Republican districts, like South Carolina's 4th District, have less exposure to immigrants.

Apr 12, 2013 | Christian Science Monitor

Luis Gutierrez: pivot man on House immigration 'gang'

Issues: Immigration

How the Illinois Democrat and others work in groups behind closed doors as part of the new dealmaking in Congress.

Mar 24, 2013 | The New York Times

Time to Strengthen Family Immigration

Issues: Immigration

The momentum in Washington for immigration reform has been growing with amazing speed in recent weeks, and it seems that the question now is not whether Congress will try to fix the immigration system this year, but how big and effective the repairs will be. We hope that whatever bill emerges will continue to protect and unite families, preserving and strengthening a bedrock value of America’s immigration system.

Mar 13, 2013 | Roll Call

Gutierrez: Two Parties Will Find a Way to Get Something Done This Year

Issues: Immigration

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued nine principles that will guide our thinking on an immigration rewrite. Now that the immigration debate is starting to take shape, it is worth reviewing them. So far, with few exceptions, the principles identified by the CHC are being adhered to.

Nov 15, 2012 | Washington Post

What Obama should do now: Fix immigration

Issues: Immigration

Congratulations, Mr. President. Your victory is a victory for fairness for all Americans. It is also a victory for Latinos, and one that Latinos can take a large measure of credit for making happen. They gave you 71 percent of their votes.

Sep 22, 2012 | The Hill

Democrat: Immigration deal a lock in 2013 if Obama is reelected

Issues: Immigration

A prominent Hispanic lawmaker is predicting that President Obama and a weakened Republican Party will strike a deal on immigration next year.

Sep 21, 2012 | Christian Science Monitor

House rejects bill to boost foreign STEM students in US, for now

Issues: Immigration

After the election, a lame-duck Congress is likely to revisit a bill to boost the number of visas for foreign students seeking advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) in the US.

Jun 10, 2012 | Washington Post

President Obama bristles when he is the target of activist tactics he once used

Issues: Immigration

President Obama’s relationship with parts of the liberal base, namely gays and immigrants, has shifted from one of great expectation to tense confrontations to pragmatic coexistence in his first term. But the Post’s Peter Wallsten says the president needs the support of these ‘key’ electorates for a successful re-election this fall.

Nov 29, 2010 | FOX News Latino

Gutiérrez Dreams the Impossible DREAM Act