Immigration Reform

Our immigration system in this country is broken. Executive action does not solve the problem but neither would any attempt at a mass deportation. The United States needs to identify the people who are here and ensure they are properly taxed. 

Houston, TX - The Partnership for a New American Economy today released new data showing how an increasing number of Hispanic and Asian voters could shift the electorate in 18 key states across the country. Three concurrent...
Thank God our Texas legislators had the courage to require pregnant mothers beginning in 2012 to have a sonogram prior to aborting their child! If you ever doubted sonograms would save lives, please watch this nine minute...
President Obama’s much anticipated executive actions to reform immigration have been delayed, again. The president explained this by saying, “The truth of the matter is that the politics did shift midsummer because of that...
BASTROP – Now that Congress is on recess following an ugly meltdown over immigration and border security last week, lawmakers in Texas and around the country are diving into the time-honored...
In June, 2012 the Obama Administration announced that it had authored a memo deferring the deportation of unauthorized immigrant childhood arrivals in the United States, a program known as deferred action for childhood...
The crisis resulting from tens of thousands of Central American children traversing dangerous territory to cross our porous border is one that demands leadership. But don’t look for it from those who currently occupy...
FALFURRIAS, Texas—Shortly after her capture following a police chase, a Honduran mother explained why she put her ten-year-old son’s life in danger by bringing him to Texas via human smuggling. Deputies with the Brooks...
The organizations that are benefiting from the illegal surge on our southern border are those that want to radically change America to anti-immigration, which leads to population control. During the Republican state...
Alan Nash, author of the "10 for 10" Plan, gives the definition of amnesty.What is amnesty?Amnesty is the status quo.Amnesty is allowing illegals to stay here, unidentified, uncounted, undocumented, and untaxed.Amnesty is...
Humanitarian crisis on the Texas-Mexico border turns the issue on its head.Hoping to lose none of any ground – either real or perceived – they may have gained on immigration in the ...
Many in the GOP are jockeying for the soul of the party ahead of an anticipated 2014 midterm election victory. Social conservatives are eager to reassert their influence after repeated defeats over gay marriage. Fiscal...
The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has been releasing a series of reports claiming that immigrants are benefiting from the slightly recovering job market while natives are not. Of course, if immigrants were even less...
The economics literature generally finds a positive, but small, gain in income to native-born populations from immigrants and potentially large gains in world incomes. But immigrants can also impact a recipient nation’s...
The debate over immigration reform, intensified by the surge of unaccompanied child migrants at the U.S.–Mexico border, has many conservatives worried. Republican strategist Lanhee Chen explained that conservative opposition...
It seems conservative State Rep. David Simpson who represents the people of District 7 in East Texas has caused some tempers to flare. He held a Town Hall meeting on July 22, 2014 after his seven day family vacation along...
“If there is no national security you cannot have that without border security.” - Gov. Rick PerryTexas Governor Rick Perry held a Press Conference on July 21, 2014, and in case you missed it, I am providing a link...
Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce at a press conference in Austin this afternoon that he will be mobilizing Texas National Guard troops to the border. A memo obtained by The Monitor states that troops are...
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and I authored the following op-ed today in The Houston Chronicle:It is no secret that we come from different political parties and differ on many issues. But we are Texans and we know that...
The concerns expressed by these billionaires are shared by countless men and women I meet everyday trying to run small businesses. They cannot find workers. They are afraid of losing the tenured and trained employees they...
Although they may all come from different political spectrums, businessmen Sheldon Adelson, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation; Warren Buffett, Chairman and Chief Executive of Berkshire Hathaway...

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