CIR-ASAP: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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Representative Luis Gutiérrez was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. In his freshman year of high school his parents decided to move back to their home town, San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. Reluctantly, he followed his parents to Puerto Rico where he learned to speak Spanish. After moving back to Chicago, he found a passion in advocating for undocumented immigrants who are struggling to make ends meet due to their status. In 2009 he introduced the bill CIR-ASAP (Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America 's Security and Prosperity Act). This bill was created to help undocumented immigrants obtain citizenship that had a noncriminal history and to improve the border security. With the accomplishment of CIR-ASAP, Gutiérrez embarked to tackle

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