Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) a leading national voice on immigration reform, will not seek reelection and is expected to announce his decision on Tuesday morning, three Democratic sources with knowledge of the decision told POLITICO. Gutierrez is expected to announce he's withdrawing his nominating petitions on Tuesday. The sources say that former Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will begin circulating petitions for Gutierrez's post. Gutierrez's spokesman, Douglas Rivlin said he couldn't comment. "I don't know anything. I don't know anything," he said late Monday. The news will create a frenzy for a seat Gutierrez has held since 1993. Without Gutierrez even making the news official, two people are already making noise about taking his place — Garcia and Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, sources told POLITICO.
Gutierrez won't seek reelection
Rep. Luis Gutierrez is expected to announce he's withdrawing his nominating petitions on Tuesday.
The Dream Summer Scholarship
The Dream Summer Scholarship has been established to support Undocumented students who are taking courses during summer semester at the University of Utah. This scholarship grants multiple awards valued at $1000 each. Scholarships will be disbursed in one sum for the Summer 2018 semester and will be applied directly to students' tuition at the University of Utah. WHO QUALIFIES? Students must be enrolled in summer classes at the University of Utah Undocumented students (with or without DACA) who graduated from a Utah high school Continuing University of Utah undergraduate students in pursuit of their first undergraduate degree Demonstrate satisfactory progress toward a degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need Preference will be given to students who do not qualify for HB 144 or DACA
#HeretoStay Undocumented Student Scholarship
Requirements: The Somos Dreamers #HeretoStay Undocumented Student Scholarship is a private scholarship made possible by the generous donations of members of our community. The #HeretoStay scholarship awards scholarships to undocumented students (with or without DACA) who will attend a USHE college or university in 2018-2019. The award will be disbursed at the request of the student for the Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semesters.
Que Llueva Café Scholarship
Requirements: Be a current high school senior planning to enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the United States. Scholarship evaluates three key areas of evaluation: (1) Your personal story, which takes into account financial need and other compelling challenges the applicant has had to endure; (2) extra-curricular involvement, which includes anything you do outside of class like community involvement, work, and clubs; and (3) Your academic promise, which is not limited to GPA or test scores but, more importantly, looks at your academic potential for the future.