Press Releases

Apr 22, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ON DEADLY INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION CRISIS

Issues: Immigration

Today, Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez addressed the House of Representatives during the morning hour on the subject of migration in the wake of the tragic loss of life in the Mediterranean Sea this week. At least 700 people lost their lives, and possibly a considerable number more.

Apr 21, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ INTRODUCES “PUT A WOMAN ON THE TWENTY ACT”

Today, Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) introduced the “Put a Woman on the Twenty Act,” a bill calling for the image of a woman’s portrait to be displayed on the twenty dollar note.

Apr 15, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: RUNNING OUT THE CLOCK ON IMMIGRATION LAWSUIT IS A BIG MISTAKE

Issues: Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez spoke on the House floor about the lawsuit filed to block the implementation of the President’s executive actions on immigration. Standing before a picture of Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas, Rep. Gutiérrez warned his Republican colleagues that their strategy to block the President’s executive actions could have consequences in 2016.

Apr 6, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: PROUD OF DEMOCRATIC UNITY ON AMICUS BRIEFS IN SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT’S IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE ACTIONS

Issues: Immigration

“Not too long ago, it was fair to say that the immigration issue divided both parties, but not anymore.”

Apr 1, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ STATEMENT ON SEN. BOB MENENDEZ

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) issued the following statement on Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ).

Mar 27, 2015

REP. GUTIERREZ PRAISES SENATOR HARRY REID

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued a statement praising Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), the Democratic Leader in the Senate, who revealed today that he will not seek reelection in 2016.

Mar 24, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: STATEMENT ON HOMELAND SECURITY DEPUTY SECRETARY ALEJANDRO MAYORKAS

Issues: Immigration

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued the following statement responding to an Inspector General report targeting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.

Mar 4, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: “SENSIBLE MAJORITY” THAT APPROVED HOMELAND SECURITY FUNDING BILL COULD ADDRESS IMMIGRATION IF LEADERS ALLOW IT

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to “congratulate” the Speaker and the Republican majority on – finally – passing a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but admonished his Republican colleagues that the government shut-down crisis “should never have come to this.”

Mar 3, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ON PASSAGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY SPENDING BILL

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued the following statement in reaction to the vote in the House of Representatives that approved spending for the Department of Homeland Security and avoids a partial government shutdown:

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