Press Releases

Apr 9, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ON CHC MEETING WITH DHS SECRETARY JEH JOHNSON

Issues: Immigration

This morning, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) participated in a meeting hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the U.S. Capitol with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. At the meeting, Secretary Johnson was formally presented with the six page memo from the CHC that outlines measures the Obama Administration can take under current law to protect some immigrants and their families from deportation.

Apr 8, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ REMINDS GOP: 30 LEGISLATIVE DAYS TO ACT ON IMMIGRATION REFORM OR PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL… “THE CHOICE IS YOURS”

Issues: Immigration

This morning, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to remind Republicans that time is running out if they plan to do anything legislatively on immigration. And the consequence of their inaction will be action on the part of the President to spare immigrants from deportation.

Apr 2, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ OFFERS A LIFELINE ON IMMIGRATION TO REPUBLICANS, URGING THEM TO ACT ON IMMIGRATION

Issues: Immigration

This morning, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) offered a lifeline to the Republican Party as time ticks away to pass an immigration reform bill in 2014.

Mar 26, 2014

IMMIGRATION DISCHARGE PETITION “KEEPS THE PRESSURE ON REPUBLICANS,” REP. GUTIÉRREZ SAYS

Issues: Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) added his support to the introduction of a discharge petition to force a vote on H.R. 15, the House’s comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Mar 25, 2014

REP. LUIS V. GUTIÉRREZ HAS “PRODUCTIVE AND POSITIVE” MEETING WITH DHS SECRETARY JEH JOHNSON ON IMMIGRATION AND DEPORTATIONS

Issues: Immigration

Today in his Capitol Hill office, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) met with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson to discuss immigration and deportations.

Mar 13, 2014

GUTIÉRREZ MEETS WITH PRESIDENT TO DISCUSS DEPORTATIONS AND IMMIGRATION

Issues: Immigration

This evening, three Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Chairman Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX), Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), and Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL), met with the President at the White House to discuss immigration and deportations.

Mar 13, 2014

IN FLOOR SPEECH, GUTIÉRREZ ASKS REPUBLICANS TO “DO THE MATH” ON DEPORTING THE PARENTS OF U.S. CITIZENS

Issues: Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about a Chicago family that is typical of the deportation crisis gripping the United States. Liz, a fourth grader, is the youngest of four U.S. citizen siblings who come from “the family you want living on your street,” the Congressman said. But Liz’s father is facing deportation.

Mar 5, 2014

GUTIÉRREZ QUIZZES HOUSE ON IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IN FLOOR SPEECH ASKING WHO IS THE “DEPORTER-IN-CHIEF”

Issues: Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives offering a quiz on immigration enforcement comparing the records of Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. During the quiz, Rep. Gutiérrez awarded five gold stars to President Obama, labeling him “the Deporter-in-Chief.”

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