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Rep. Gutierrez Challenges Immigration Officials: Stick to Deporting Criminals

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D- IL) escorted Mr. Gabino Sanchez to his first supervisory meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in Charleston, South Carolina this week continue reading »

Gutierrez to Meet with Napolitano to discuss Alabama and Deportations

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (IL-04) led a delegation of 11 Members of Congress to Birmingham, Alabama to investigate how the state's new restrictive immigration law is being implemented. An ad hoc hearing was held in Birmingham's City Council continue reading »

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Launches Initiative to Inform Immigrants About Obama’s New Deportation Policies

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) announced plans for a September 10 Community Forum on Immigration in Chicago to disseminate information about what President Obama's new prioritization policies mean for immigrants facing deportation. continue reading »

Case-by-Case Review for Undocumented Aliens in Line for Deportation

President Obama has announced that his administration will take the 300,000 deportation cases for illegal immigrants and review them on a case-by-case basis. The new policy calls for giving a chance for undocumented immigrants who don’t have criminal records to stay in the U.S. by suspending deportation proceedings against them. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez, ACLU, PRLDEF, NILP raise concerns about Puerto Rico (VIDEO)

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (IL-4) returns to the House Floor to call attention to an open letter to Congress in Roll Call about violations of civil and human rights by police and law enforcement in Puerto Rico. The open letter was written by the ACLU, Latino Justice/PRLDEF, and the National Institute for Latino Policy. continue reading »

Rep. Gutierrez Confirmed for Netroots Nation Panel on Power Of the Latino Vote

Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) will join Markos Moulitsas, founder of Daily Kos; Eliseo Medina, Secretary-Treasurer of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU); Maribel Hastings, Spanish Language Reporter/Blogger; and Adam Luna, continue reading »

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez Receives Key Leadership Award from Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Last night, Illinois Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez was honored at the 24th Annual Hispanic Heritage Foundation awards ceremony that was held in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. continue reading »

Will Chicago Elect its First Hispanic Mayor?

Puerto Rican Born City Clerk Miguel del Valle has officially announced that he is a candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Del Valle (59) was appointed city clerk in 06 and voted in two months late. With over 20 years as an Illinois state senator, Del Valle feels he is the candidate that can represent the entire city and not just a segment of the community. continue reading »

Likely a Latino Candidate on Slate for Chicago Mayor

U.S. Rep Luis Gutierrez is instructing an exploratory committee to meet within the next few days to consider his running for the Chicago Mayors office that Richard Daley announced he would vacate in February. continue reading »