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Luis Gutierrez

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  • GOP immigration move an `excellent starting point'

    Democrats and Republicans appear to be inching closer to a compromise that would spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and provide their children with a path to citizenship. ┬áHouse Republicans released a list of “principles”...
  • Campaign accounts fund luxuries for some lawmakers

     Campaign accounts fund luxuries for some lawmakers
    Rep. Luis Gutierrez's campaign committee spent more than $130,000 on hotels, airfare and other travel expenses to destinations like Las Vegas, New York, Puerto Rico and Mexico over the past five years. One out of every 4 dollars raised by Rep. Bobby...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Congress must act quickly for immigration reform

    Only hours after having brushed off the snow from the worst storm in decades, Republican congressmen and senators reconvened in Washington and were soon busy trying to determine if they were ready to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill....
  • Immigration claims for asylum soar

    WASHINGTON -- The number of immigrants asking for asylum after illegally entering the United States nearly tripled this year, sending asylum claims to their highest level in two decades and raising concerns that border crossers and members of drug cartels...
  • Obama softens tone on immigration reform

    Obama softens tone on immigration reform
    WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the...
  • GOP divided by immigration debate

    GOP divided by immigration debate
    "I'm seldom accused of being too nice," writes Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., in his lively new autobiography. Yet the feisty and frank Chicago Democrat has been sounding a lot like Mr. Nice Guy these days as he tries to salvage immigration reform in the...
  • Immigrant healthcare bills stump House group

    WASHINGTON -- Differences over whether immigrants should be deported for failing to have health insurance or pay their healthcare bills have stalled a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, who blew past a self-imposed Thursday deadline as they pressed...
  • U.S. Reps. Gutierrez, Schakowsky arrested during immigration protest

    U.S. Reps. Gutierrez, Schakowsky arrested during immigration protest
    WASHINGTON — Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois were among several members of Congress arrested Tuesday outside the Capitol in a protest that called for the House to take up immigration reform, which stalled after passing the...
  • On immigration, GOP determined not to help the nation, or itself

    Oops, they're about to do it again. The GOP's uncanny urge to undercut its own future is breathtaking. Widely displayed during the last presidential campaign, this penchant for self-harm has resurged in the wrangling over immigration reform. A faction...
  • Blocking Immigration Reform Hurts More Than House Republicans

    Oops, they're about to do it again. The GOP's uncanny urge to undercut its own future is breathtaking. Widely displayed during the last presidential campaign, this penchant for self-harm has resurged in the wrangling over immigration reform. A faction...
  • Give reason back her scepter. Abolish the 'town-hall' congressional meeting

     
    Wednesday's print column Emcee: Are you going to be on your best behavior? Crowd: No! This moment, from an NPR report on last weekend's Fancy Farm picnic, the traditional kickoff for political campaigns in Kentucky, was yet another illustration of......