Latinos in US Government and Politics: Who Are They?

Luis V. Gutierrez, US Congressman for Illinois’ 4th District, Speaks on Day 4 of 2008 Democratic National Convention

Luis GutierrezSOURCE

Gutierrez (D) worked for 10 years in Chicago and Puerto Rico as a teacher and a social worker. In 1992, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. His enthusiastic administration supports the objectives of the Latino and immigrant communities. These efforts have led to elevated responsibilities within the U.S. Congress.