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. 

Dear Republican Party of Texas Delegate,Thank you for agreeing to serve as a delegate to the 2014 RPT Convention.During the convention delegates will be asked to ratify our Republican Party of Texas Platform. The Platform is...
More than 10,000 delegates to the 2012 Republican Party of Texas Convention overwhelmingly adopted an immigration plank called The Texas Solution. I support The Texas Solution because the conservative Hispanic population...
Austin— Conservative and Tea Party leaders in Texas held a media call today to call on the Texas Congressional delegation to work toward passing substantive immigration reform legislation this year. Also today, Tea Party...
Texas faces immigration problems that too many Republican voters view solely through the spectrum of catchy phrases and bumper sticker slogans when they think about solutions. That’s understandable – for far too long, those...
During a recording of Lone Star Politics Friday, which aired this morning, Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News asked Republican Congressman Joe Barton (TX—6) what the chances were that some kind of immigration...
Deportation of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants has always been and remains a contentious issue. At a time when all liberty loving Texans are concerned with the worrisome growth in federal law enforcement...
Texas Lt. Governor candidate State Sen. Dan Patrick, a Republican, engaged in a highly-publicized debate on immigration and border security with San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, a Democrat widely believed to have national...
As GOP hopefuls view the 2016 political environment, they realize that the current conflicting messages given by the Grand Old Party will do nothing to help their political aspirations. It is time that Republicans develop a...
The following is a press release:Austin, TX — Several associations – spanning hotels, restaurants, landowners, citrus growers, and retailers – today announced their joint effort to press Congress to pass immigration reform...
Victor Leal is a successful Texas restauranteur, community leader, and life-long conservative. His grandparents migrated from Reynosa Mexico to Mercedes, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley in 1913. His maternal grandfather,...
Last week I hosted a bi-partisan group of ag commissioners from eight other states for a border tour. They walked away committed more than ever to fight for good border security and guest worker programs. I wish you could...
The Heritage Foundation is now telling anyone who will listen that the Red Card Solution is the right approach to the most crucial element of reform, a functioning guest worker program.
The following was written by Alex Nowrasteh of the Cato Institute:There is a trade off between the number of lower skilled guest worker visas and the number of unauthorized immigrants. More lower skilled guest workers means...
The following article originally appeared on USA Today and is authored by James K. Glassman. James K. Glassman is the former Under Secretary of State under President George W. Bush.Ronald Reagan often pointed out...
Today Cato released a new policy analysis about the feasibility of state-based visas. Such a visa would allow states more say in immigration policies and generally a more flexible visa regime guided by local conditions....
April 15, 2014 Univision StudioUnivision may have just as well billed this debate Man-Child vs Adult debate instead of Cara A Cara, Face to Face. I was one of the very few Conservatives invited to the live broadcast at the...
Critically, I believe that we cannot have immigration reform without border security. I also believe that we cannot have border security without immigration reform.In other words, immigration reform and border security are...
The following article originally appeared on The Quorum Report and was republished with permission.Hoping to add a sense of urgency for Texas Republicans in Washington, business groups that represent thousands of...
I have often spoken on this subject, and have discussed this issue with friend and foe alike, in both English as well as Spanish, and see this question as pivotal to the future of the Republican Party in Texas.What motivates...
In June 2012, at the Republican Party of Texas Convention in Fort Worth, I was the only Republican elected official to speak to the Platform Committee and to the approximately 8,000 member delegation in favor of adopting the...

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