Rhetoric In Presidential Campaign Spurs Immigrants To Seek CitizenshipCongressman Luis Gutierrez and other advocates for immigrants said the race for president has prompted more immigrants than ever to go through the process and expense of applying for citizenship, either out of fear or to make their voices heard at the polls.
Local Congress Members Make Statements With State Of The Union Guest SelectionsLocal Congress members seem to be trying to make statements in their selections of guests for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening.
Gutierrez: Republican Governors Blocking Syrian Refugees "Despicable And Cowardly"Congressman Luis Gutierrez took to the House floor Tuesday to slam Republican governors – including Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner – for saying they won’t allow refugees from Syria to settle in their states.
Hundreds Of Immigrants Turn Out For Citizenship WorkshopU.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill) hosted the event, and said the immigrants were responding to a political climate of hate from Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Rauner's Immigration Message Leaves Advocates PerplexedMore than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation's most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration.
Gutierrez: Immigration Activists "Will Not Be Deterred" By Court SetbackCongressman Luis Gutierrez and other immigration activists in Chicago denounced a federal judge’s decision blocking President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, but remained undeterred in their support for overhauling the nation’s immigration system.
Congressmen Send Letter To Goodell, Other Sports CommissionersIt seems everyone has had something to say about the brutal Ray Rice video. Now, even congress wants to get into the act. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) told CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley developments made their coming inquiry even more necessary.
Gutierrez Urges Obama To Take Immediate Action To Halt DeportationsJoined by several families facing deportation, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Tuesday demanded President Barack Obama take "immediate" action that would prevent those families and others from being torn apart.
Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-InAld. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.
Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data BreachCongressman Luis Gutierrez said Friday’s revelation that nearly 70 million American shoppers were the victims of a data breach at Target stores serves as proof more vigilance is needed all around to protect our private information.
Jackson Jr.'s Colleagues In Congress Add To Pressure For AnswersSeveral members of Illinois's congressional delegation have joined the growing chorus of voices pressuring U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) to speak out about his ongoing medical and legal troubles.
Young Illegal Immigrants Head To Navy Pier For Help Getting Work PermitsWednesday will be a day of historic proportions, as thousands of young people who were brought into the country illegally get the opportunity to apply to live and work in the United States legally.