Press Releases

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:

Feb 26, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ FLOOR SPEECH ON IMMIGRATION, EXECUTIVE ACTION AND THE PRESIDENT’S RESOLVE

Issues: Immigration

"The Republican Party’s goal of forcing this President to deport all the non-citizens they want deported will simply never be achieved until the Republican Party elects one of their own to the White House. And the strategy of the Republican Party…pretty much guarantees that one of their own will not get to the White House any time soon.”

Feb 17, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ REACTS TO PRELIMINARY TEXAS V. US INJUNCTION

Issues: Immigration

Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez issued the following statement reacting to the temporary injunction issued by a judge in the case (Texas v. United States) related to the President’s immigration actions on immigration.

Jan 13, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ANNOUNCES TOUR TO PREPARE COMMUNITIES AND FAMILIES FOR PRESIDENT’S IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE ACTIONS

Issues: Immigration

The tour will include public events, workshops and other activities in at least a dozen cities to educate immigrants and the broader community about the President’s executive actions on immigration.

Jan 9, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ON REPUBLICAN PROPOSAL TO DEPORT MILITARY FAMILIES AND DREAMERS

Issues: Immigration

Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez responded to reports that Republicans will introduce legislation to remove deportation protections from the families of U.S. military service members and to make deportable “DREAMers” who have already passed criminal background checks.

Jan 8, 2015

REP. GUTIÉRREZ: DEMOCRATS TAKING STEPS ON IMMIGRATION AS REPUBLICANS PLAY POLITICS

Issues: Immigration

Rep. Gutiérrez said he will be traveling the country “doing outreach events to educate the community of immigrants and also to mobilize the multitude of allies at the state and local level who will help millions of our immigrant neighbors come forward and register.”

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