Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez joined his colleagues in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) at a meeting at the White House with President Obama, Vice President Biden, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.
Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez reacted to the pending introduction of a bill by Senator John Cornyn of Texas and Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas to curtail the rights of children captured at the border who are fleeing violence in Central America.
Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) reacted to a press release issued by Senator Mark Kirk stating that 429 Central American children apprehended at the border as unaccompanied children are in Chicago and that he is questioning whether any of these children “…has the potential to present a serious threat to our country and communities should they have criminal records….”.
REP. GUTIERREZ STATEMENT AT CHC PRESS CONFERENCE ON IMMIGRANTS, IMMIGRATION, AND CHILDREN FLEEING VIOLENCE
Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined at least 14 of his colleagues from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to say that July will be a month of action for the CHC to defend children fleeing violence and to push for prosecutorial discretion and executive action by the President to address the continuing immigration and deportation crisis in America.
Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued the following statement in reaction to the President’s Rose Garden announcement regarding his intentions to address immigration and deportation through executive actions within existing law.
Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued the following statement in reaction to the letter sent by President Obama to Congress requesting an additional $2 billion and certain policy changes to address the crisis of children fleeing violence in Central America.
REPUBLICANS GET A “RED CARD” FOR “TOO MANY FLAGRANT OFFENSES, UNFAIR ATTACKS AND TOO LITTLE ACTION” ON IMMIGRATION”
Rep. Luis Gutierrez Ends Countdown to July 4 for House Republicans to Act on Immigration
Rep. Gutierrez an original co-sponsor of the Vulnerable Immigrant Voice Act of 2014 (VIVA)
House Democrat Continues Countdown for House Republicans to Act on Immigration