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Midwestern Business Leaders, in Support of Immigration Reform -- Now
In spite of the results in a 2013 survey that show that 77% of Midwestern business leaders consider it important for government to pass new immigration legislation this year, Congress continues to drag its feet.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Durbin, Gutierrez demand Obama stop deporting illegals
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Immigration advocates call on Obama to cut back deportations
Immigration activists have called on President Obama to ease deportations of undocumented immigrants, saying he isn't doing enough on immigration reform .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
US News & World Report
Democratic Lawmakers Call Out Obama as 'Deporter in Chief'
Rep. Luis Gutierrez gave the president "five stars" as the "deporter in chief," drawing attention to Obama's aggressive posture toward immigrant deportations.
2 senators seek fewer deportations
Two influential Democratic senators are endorsing calls from the Latino and immigrant-rights groups pressuring the Obama administration to halt deportations of most undocumented immigrants a growing demand from advocates as prospects for reform on Capitol Hill continue to be dim.
Race For Governor Of Colorado Heating Up
The recent entrance of Bob Beauprez makes for a total of seven Republicans now vying for the nomination for Governor of Colorado.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
GOP, Dems break the ice over chicken, ribs and cupcakes
Breaking news: House Republicans and Democrats, in an election year, sat down for a meal in the Capitol last week and enjoyed each other's company.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ill. GOP congressional primaries closely watched
In a year when only half of Illinois' 18 congressional seats have March primary contests, the most closely watched are between Republicans as the party aims to undo a near Democratic sweep of contested seats two years ago.
Leadership on immigration
Too often, Illinois politics have been a source of embarrassment for me, but recently, I was proud to see Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk join Democratic U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to speak out in support of common sense immigration reform policies.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Public Radio
Arizona's Rep. Pastor, A Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection
He's seen here with Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., in 2010. After more than 20 years in Congress, Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz., says he won't be running for reelection.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Democrats' immigration gambit
Hill Democrats and immigration reform advocates are almost certain they'll have to resort to a rare procedural move to try to force a vote on an overhaul this year.
Florida Democrat: Without immigration reform, where will we get our landscapers and maids?
Via the Free Beacon , a rare example of a politician articulating the subtext of the evergreen 'jobs Americans won't do' euphemism.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
W.H. faces rising grassroots heat on immigration
President Barack Obama has few progressive friends remaining who haven't switched their focus in the immigration debate - turning their sights from critics of the president's agenda to the White House itself.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Durbin, Gutierrez Hope 2014 Is the Year for Immigration a oeReforma
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez believe that now that the farm bill and the debt ceiling have been dealt with, Congress needs to re-visit the immigration reform.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Dem Rep Calls For Obama To 'Continue To Expand On His Executive ...
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks during an immigration reform event hosted by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the offices of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 on July 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez says President Obama "should continue to expand on his executive authority to stop the deportation of certain groups of immigrants in this country."
Rep. Gutierrez on Immigration:Obama Should Continue to Expandon His Executive Authority
Rep. Gutierrez on Immigration: Obama A Should Continue to Expand on His Executive AuthorityA Cybercast News Service, by Eric Scheiner Rep. Luis Gutierrez says President Obama "should continue to expand on his executive authority to stop the deportation of certain groups of immigrants in this country."
A coming immigration storm?
House Democrats are amping up the pressure on Speaker John Boehner to act on immigration reform this year.