“While the President is coddling racist white supremacists because he is afraid to lose their votes, we took a stand today for justice.”
Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) was among approximately 25 people arrested in front of the White House at a rally and march to defend DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that began accepting applications five years ago today. The rally, in Lafayette Park, turned into a march around the White House, and at the end, about 25 U.S.
“The modern Republican Party would erect barriers both physical and legal to admitting their own families… were they aspiring immigrants today.”
Over 110 Original Co-Sponsors Join Rep. Gutiérrez and Congressional Hispanic Caucus to Move Immigration Debate Forward
“If Fox, Breitbart and The Daily Stormer report something as true, it must be true.” Right?
“When you’re in Syria or Yemen, Central Africa or Central America – places where surviving day to day without being killed by gunmen, governments or gangs is not easy – extended, multi-generational families not only live together…they have to flee to safety together. But not if Donald Trump has his way, they don’t.”
“We will keep fighting in Congress, in the courts, and using every peaceful means available to us in our communities to stop the mass deportation of immigrants.”
“Fighting for DACA and fighting to keep millions of people in this country who have put down roots and built lives here is going to be a people’s fight – and the effort to find ways to protect families and cope with more than a million people being pushed into the black market requires us to organize in every community.”
“We know that foreign hands will touch our food and the question for America is whether we want those foreign hands to grow our food in this country or another country. The choice for America is whether we want our food grown and produced under our laws for food safety and workplace safety or someone else’s.”
Washington, DC – At a press conference on Tuesday, Rep. Luis V.
“Es el momento de resistir, vienen a destruir nuestra comunidad, vienen a deportar a los soñadores. Parecen, organizasen y resistan.” [Translation: It is the moment to resist, they are coming to destroy our communities. They are coming to deport DREAMers. Let's stand up! Get organized and resist.]
Washington, DC – On Thursday, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez spoke about the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ meeting with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday that Gutiérrez says was “our call to action” to fight mass deportation. Rep. Gutiérrez said that Sec.
After CHC Meeting with DHS Sec. Kelly, Gutiérrez Says Millions of Documented Immigrants Could be Made Deportable This Year
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) was among the Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to meet with Secretary John Kelly of the Department of Homeland Security. In the closed door meeting that lasted more than an hour, Sec.