Press Releases

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.”

Dec 22, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ PRAISES $15 MILLION AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FOUNDATION PLEDGE AUTHORIZED IN “CROMNIBUS” SPENDING MEASURE

Buried in the “Cromnibus” budget bill (HR 83), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez scored a legislative victory by securing language to authorize payment of $15 million the Department of State pledged to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation almost five years ago.

Dec 11, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ URGES COLLEAGUES TO VOTE AGAINST SPENDING MEASURE

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) called on his fellow Democrats to oppose the funding bill being considered in the House.

Dec 9, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Issues: Judiciary, Crime, and Guns

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, chaired by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois.

Dec 3, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ TO RULES COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION: “THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IS PLANTING ITS FLAG FIRMLY ON A MYTH”

Issues: Immigration

As House Prepares To Attack President Obama, Rep. Gutiérrez discusses “Myth…That The United States Should, Would Or Could Deport 11 Million” Immigrants

Nov 25, 2014

MAYOR EMANUEL WELCOMES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CHICAGO AND ANNOUNCES CITY IS PREPARED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF

City to Work with Community Partners and City Departments to Protect Consumers, Disseminate Information, and Ensure Chicago Residents Take Advantage of Administrative Relief

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