Speaking in Spanish and English, Rep. Gutierrez told the crowd that President Barack Obama is not living up to a campaign pledge he made to immigrants before the election.READ MORE: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
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“And you said, ‘Elect me president of the United States, and I will be your champion for immigration reform,'” said Rep. Gutierrez.
Rep. Gutierrez said he understands there’s no appetite for immigration reform in the current Congress, but he said President Obama has the power to help undocumented workers right now.MORE NEWS: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
“You have the resources granted to you by the Congress of the United States, and use your discretion, and freeze their immigration situation immediately,” said Rep. Gutierrez.