Former Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez founded Our Nation’s Future to continue to advocate and empower the immigrant community. He came out of retirement because he could no longer sit back as immigrants suffered at the hands of our broken immigration system. During his 26 years in congress, Luis V. Gutiérrez established himself as the most trusted national leader on immigration issues. As Congressman he developed relationships with organizations and leaders from across the nation.
Today there are 9.2 million immigrants eligible to become U.S. citizens, with that number increasing on a yearly basis. Our Nation’s Future, under Luis V. Gutiérrez’s leadership, will continue to help immigrants become U.S. Citizens. Together
with our partners, we will build capacity across the nation and give a voice to those yearning to be heard.
To modernize our immigration system to help grow our nation’s economy, innovation, and global competitive edge. All while maintaining American values and preserving the American Dream
An America with an immigration system that is as dependable as the immigrants that helped build our nation’s prosperity.
Luis V. Gutiérrez was first elected to Congress in 1992. During his 26 years in Congress he established himself as the most trusted national leader on immigration issues. As Congressman he developed relationships with organizations and leaders from across the nation.
Board of Directors
Ricardo Meza is the managing partner of Meza Law, a minority certified enterprise law firm that represents clients in a variety of matters in federal and state courts. He served for more than 10 years as an assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois and the Western District of Texas. In September 2010, Mr. Meza was appointed, and senate confirmed, to serve as Illinois’ Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor, a position he held until April 2015. Before his tenure as executive inspector general, Mr. Meza spent five years as Midwest Regional Counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, a leading Latino civil rights organization where he led the office’s litigation and public policy matters.