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Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Try To Assuage Fears Over Executive Action | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As undocumented immigrants prepare to apply for President Barack Obama's new deportation relief programs, they're also facing a barrage ...

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez: It's 'Fantasy' To Think U.S. Can Or Should Deport 11 Million People | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are fooling themselves if they think it's viable, smart or moral to deport more than 11 million undocumented immigrant...

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez: Dems Can't Pick And Choose When To Be For Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said Wednesday that Democrats urging President Barack Obama to delay changes to deportation policy are maki...

'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

Victor Williams | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Worse than any Jim Crow poll tax, the Voter ID law attacks social and economically vulnerable citizens' very identity as they consider exercising their most precious freedom. It intimidates and threatens long before election day.

Luis Gutierrez: Republicans Spreading 'Outright Lies'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) accused Republicans on Thursday of spreading "outright lies and exaggerations" during the current border crisis, particul...

Luis Gutierrez Shoots Down Steve King and Louis Gohmert On Law Protecting Child Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) took shots Sunday at two House Republicans who have criticized President Barack Obama on border security issues, saying t...

Luis Gutierrez Slams Senator's 'Immoral' Call For Criminal Checks On Border Kids

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) slammed a fellow member of Illinois' congressional delegation Friday, saying Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) "should be ashamed o...

Elise Foley

Luis Gutierrez Declares Immigration Reform Dead | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The biggest advocate for comprehensive immigration reform put the final nail in its coffin on Wednesday, declaring on the House floor th...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Attacked From All Sides On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) faced two competing attacks on Wednesday near his home district in Richmond. The first: Tha...

Democratic Lawmaker Warns GOP It May Never See Another Republican President

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) issued a strong warning Tuesday to House Republicans who are opposing comprehensive immigration reform, assuring them tha...

Elise Foley

Dem Goes Off On 'Do-Nothing Congress' | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) went after his Republican colleagues at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday for focusing on the "...

Immigration: You Cannot Do Nothing

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

We harm ourselves every day when we deport 1,100 people. We put U.S. citizen children in foster care or the care of others or we send them out of the country. A generation of kids has grown up with the threat of deportation of mom or dad.

Gutierrez Concedes Immigration Reform Will Be 'Piecemeal,' But Promises 'A Full Menu'

The Huffington Post | Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), a leading proponent of comprehensive immigration reform in the House, said Thursday in a radio interview that the GOP pr...

Elise Foley

Democrat Says Others Have Warned Against Working With GOP On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said this week that some Democrats are trying to undermine his and others' work with Republicans on immigra...

Elise Foley

Key House Democrat Says Immigration Plan Won't Progress Without GOP Support | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats insisted on Friday that their plan to introduce a version of the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill was an imp...

Danielle Schlanger

House Democrats Call To End Deportation | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight House Democrats called Wednesday for the president to halt the deportation of undocumented immigrants and stop separating families...

Elise Foley

Republican: House Bill Will Be Tougher On Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Carter (R-Texas), a member of the bipartisan House group working on an immigration bill, said Monday that his group's plan wil...

Elise Foley

Senators Close To Agreement On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators in the so-called gang of eight are coming close to a deal on immigration reform, and Democrats spent Wednesday assuring both ac...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democrat Downplays GOP Opposition To Pathway To Citizenship | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Tuesday downplayed the notion that a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants would serve as a...

Elise Foley

Democrats, Republicans Still Worlds Apart On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed a Republican-led bill on Friday to increase visas for foreign nationals who earn advanced degrees in the U.S. for scien...

Elise Foley

Hispanic Caucus: Don't Leave Binational Same-Sex Couples Out Of Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform leaders in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus called Wednesday for a comprehensive reform bill to include recognition ...

Influential Congressman Praises Democrats On Immigration, Slams Republicans

Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

By Rocio Gonzalez, VOXXI On the second day of the Democratic National Convention, Rep. Luis Gutierrez took the podium to celebrate President Barack...

Elise Foley

Rep. Gutierrez: Latinos Won't Vote For Obama Without Action To Stop Deportations | Elise Foley | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a meeting with bloggers last week, longtime immigrant rights advocate Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said President Barack Obama shoul...