| Sep 6, 2012
— U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez used his turn on the Democratic National Convention stage Wednesday to hail President Barack Obama's support for immigration reform and blasted Republican nominee Mitt Romney as someone who wants to turn into "nightmares"...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to put a long standing Chicago practice on the books to ensure that police detain only undocumented immigrants who are suspected or convicted criminals.
The symbolic ordinance Emanuel proposed Tuesday would allow city police to...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Illinois Democrats warning that Rep.Jesse Jackson Jr. needs to be more forthcoming with voters about an undisclosed medical condition that has kept him out of Congress for a month.
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Under increasing pressure from top Democrats to disclose what's kept Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. off the job for more than a month, the congressman's office issued a statement Wednesday saying he is being treated for a "mood disorder" at an inpatient center....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Children of undocumented immigrants are getting some relief from the threat of deportation.
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugeee Rights have unveiled a website where undocumented children can apply...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The Sunday morning guest list includes familiar names: Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Charles Schumer. But there's also former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman. And Dan Pfeiffer, assistant and senior adviser to President Barack Obama,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago, a key player in the bipartisan push for comprehensive immigration reform, said today he is hopeful that Congress will act on the issue in early April after the Easter recess.
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:46 PM
As President Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term Monday, immigration activists in Chicago plan a march downtown to protest administration policies that have led to a record number of deportations.
The president has pledged to make...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Cicero President Larry Dominick and several others testified this afternoon at an election hearing focused on whether Dominick should be tossed from the ballot.
Juan Ochoa, a candidate running against Dominick for mayor, and David Donahue, a candidate...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, appearing today alongside Chicago Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, said the terrorism events at the Boston Marathon last week have not and should not deter work on immigration reform.
After an appearance at the City...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs this weekend: ABC's "This Week," CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union," "Fox News Sunday" and NBC's "Meet the Press."
The rest of the Sunday morning guest list:...