Lawmakers push for immigration reform

August 3, 2009 (CHICAGO) Representative Luis Gutierrez is among seven House members signing a letter calling on the president to advance the issue this year.

The letter expresses strong congressional support for moving forward on fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

The letter is also signed by Representatives Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky and Jesse Jackson Jr.

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