Tag: Luis Gutierrez

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Luis Gutierrez Demands No Funds for Border Wall in Spending Bill

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) on Wednesday urged Democrats to oppose any spending bill that funds a border wall as reports surfaced that some establishment Republicans are pushing the White House to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for three years in exchange for just three years of funding for the border wall. 

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Willie Brown: Opposing Border Wall ‘Could Spell Trouble’ for Nancy Pelosi

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown thinks House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) could be in some trouble if she turns down a potential deal to give a pathway to citizenship to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and other so-called Dreamers because of her opposition to the border wall.

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Luis Gutierrez: I’ll Help Build ‘Offensive’ Border Wall for DACA Fix

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) on Saturday offered to go the U.S.-Mexico border with bricks and mortar to help build the border wall in exchange for a permanent Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) fix. “I’ll take a bucket, take bricks, and start building it myself,” Gutierrez reportedly said. “We will dirty our hands in order for the Dreamers to have a clean future in America.”

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Luis Gutierrez: No Funding Bill Without ‘Safe Harbor’ for DACA Recipients

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said on Tuesday that he will not support a government funding bill that does not include a “safe harbor” for DACA recipients after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Donald Trump intends to wind down former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive amnesty program.

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Luis Gutiérrez on DACA in 2013: Obama Said It Was Illegal

In his 2013 memoir, Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill, Gutierrez recalled that President Barack Obama had argued that DACA was not legally possible — that is, until he actually did it.

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Gutierrez: Dems Must Fight Back Against ‘Immoral’ Border Wall

Monday on CNN’s “The Axe Files,” podcast Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) said Democrats must fight against the “immoral” U.S.-Mexico border wall. He called for consistency on that issue as Democrats have routinely opposed defunding Planned Parenthood and have been advocates