ILLINOIS CONGRESSMAN LUIS V. GUTIERREZ (IL-4)
Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force
(Houston, TX) - On Saturday, March 9, 2013, all Houstonians are invited to the Bayou City Event Center located at 9401 Knight Rd., Houston, Texas 77045 for a town hall meeting addressing comprehensive immigration reform. Congressman Al Green is hosting this information filled town hall meeting. Joining Congressman Al Green will be Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez as well as Houston immigrants, other elected officials, and community leaders. Congressman Gutierrez was the first elected official to introduce a version of the DREAM Act in 2001. Congressmen Green and Gutierrez have cosponsored legislation aimed at providing a pathway to legalization for other deserving individuals.
"We must comprehensively reform our immigration system to include secure borders and a pathway to legalization for those who meet certain criteria,” states Congressman Al Green.
The town hall meeting will begin at noon. Prior to the town hall, immigrants will join Congressmen Green and Gutierrez for a news conference at 11:00 a.m.