U.S. congressman Luis Gutierrez will not seek re-election

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, a prominent critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, will not seek re-election next year, Politico reported on Monday.

Citing three Democratic sources with knowledge of the decision, Politico reported that Gutierrez was expected to announce his decision not to run on Tuesday.

Gutierrez's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Politico reported that former Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was expected to enter the race for Guiterrez's seat in the heavily Hispanic 4th District, which includes parts of Chicago and some suburbs west of the city.

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Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia and the Chicago mayoral run
After failing to capture a majority vote for a second term as Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel must face a runoff election against runner-up, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia arrives at his polling place to vote on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia speaks to the press after casting his ballot on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia leaves a polling place with his wife Evelyn after they voted on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia gives a thumbs up sign after voting on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia votes on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: With his wife Evelyn by his side, Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia speaks to the press after casting his ballot on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, whose close lead is not currently predicted to be large enough to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (C) speaks to the press after leaving a restaurant where he had lunch with U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (L) and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, who is up for re-election, leads the polls, but not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel leaves a restaurant after having lunch with U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, who is up for re-election, leads the polls, but not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia greets workers during a campaign stop at a linen and uniform service company on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel whose lead is not currently large enough to avoid a runoff election. Chicago residents go to the polls Tuesday, February 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks with residents at a senior living center during a campaign stop on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel leads the polls but, not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. Chicago residents go to the polls Tuesday, February 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R) has lunch with Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White on election day February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, who is up for re-election, leads the polls, but not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia greets workers during a campaign stop at a linen and uniform service company on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Recent polls show Garcia is running second to incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel whose lead is not currently large enough to avoid a runoff election. Chicago residents go to the polls Tuesday, February 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks with residents at a senior living center during a campaign stop on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel leads the polls but, not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. Chicago residents go to the polls on Tuesday, February 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel leaves a senior living center following a campaign stop on February 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel leads the polls but, not with enough votes to avoid a runoff election. Chicago residents go to the polls Tuesday, February 24. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Gutierrez, who is of Puerto Rican descent, has criticized Trump's efforts to restrict immigration and to deport millions of illegal immigrants in the United States.

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Life in Puerto Rico amid devastation
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Life in Puerto Rico amid devastation
A man stands inside of a destroyed supermarket by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Local residents collect water from a broken pipe at an area damaged by Hurricane Maria, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez
Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz (R) embraces Esperanza Ruiz, a city administrator, outside the government center at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
An aerial photo shows damage caused by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2017. Picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/DroneBase
People queue at a gas station to fill up their fuel containers, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
An aerial photo shows people lining up at a gas station follwing damages caused by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2017. Picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/DroneBase
An elderly woman stands after receiving food during a supplies distributions at an area affected by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez
People line up to board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that will take them to the U.S. mainland, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
A man carrying a water container walks next to damaged houses after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, September 26, 2017. Picture taken on September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A woman drinks from a bottle after filling it with water from a tank truck at an area hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, September 26, 2017. Picture taken on September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A boy climbs a tree at an area affected by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez
An aerial photo shows damage caused by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 27, 2017. Picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/DroneBase
People queue to fill containers with water from a tank truck at an area hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, September 26, 2017. Picture taken on September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A man rides a bicycle by damaged electricity lines at an area affected by Hurricane Maria in Salinas, Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez
People queue at a gas station to fill up their fuel containers, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
A shows the damages of his house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Children play on the roof of a damaged house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Damaged houses are seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
People wake up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Monica Lopez (R) looks at her dog at a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
People queue at a gas station to fill up their fuel containers, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
Damaged houses are seen after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A woman cleans her house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
People wait for their cellphones to be charged outside a store during a blackout after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
A man tries to rebuild his house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
People use their cellphones on the street during a blackout after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
Carlos Cruz (L) wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
A woman uses her cellphone on the street during a blackout after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
People wait at a gas station to fill up their fuel containers, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 27, 2017. Picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
A man tries to repair a generator in the street after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
Hilda Colon wakes up after sleeping in a shelter set up at the Pedrin Zorrilla coliseum after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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(Reporting by Eric Beech)

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