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Alex Nowrasteh is the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. Previously he was the immigration policy analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Houston...

While a few Republicans are still buzzing about the Cruz campaign's dirty trick dealing with Ben Carson, the real scandal may be the stealing of an election; or should I say another Hillary scandal. When discussing this on...
I don’t like to use these terms because they are unclearly and differently used and understood. But I hope to clarify them. Though I will discuss them in separate parts, I have thrown three considerations under one title...
President Obama’s proposed tax on oil is an egregious tax hike on American families and an attack on American energy.
Bernie Sanders is 74. He grew up playing stickball in the streets of Brooklyn and watching a black-and-white television. Yet this child of the 1940s, who says Franklin D. Roosevelt is his favorite president, has inspired a...
Now that the Iowa caucuses are over, I will begin with who I didn’t support and why. First, there is Jeb Bush. Bush is a good guy who had a conservative record as a governor but throughout this campaign, he never got good...
I knew something unexpected was about to happen in Iowa at our caucus. Our precinct was expecting 170 but 240 showed up. Conventional wisdom stated that this should benefit Trump, but our precinct saw something different...
This week, the House is back in session and we will be voting on some important foreign policy and conservative domestic priorities. The House is expected to consider the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act (H.R. 3662) to...
Today, I held a hearing to examine the various scientific, economic and other policy issues surrounding President Obama’s recent pledge to the United Nations-led effort to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.
Yesterday I reiterated my call for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to appoint a special counsel to oversee the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of an unsecured, private email server.
Corpus Christi will be the proud location of the largest cross in the Western Hemisphere. The cross will be located across from the Veteran’s Cemetery and will stand as a silent vigil over the soldiers who also sacrificed...
Only Ben Carson knows the truth about his earth-shaking controversy. It seems that Ben Carson first blamed CNN for his 4th place standing in the Iowa Caucuses on February 1. On February 3, 2016 at 11:07am an email was sent...
HOUSTON – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced a major workforce development initiative that bridges the gap between the classroom and the interview room.
Many friends have supported Donald Trump or Ted Cruz, and I understand the appeals of both candidates, but in my opinion, Marco Rubio gives us the best chance to win. Below I explain why.
Ted Cruz came out winning the Iowa caucuses on Monday, February 1. The pundits were predicting a ‘close’ tie between Cruz and Donald Trump. The polls, before the caucuses, read Trump, Cruz, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson in that...
Earlier this year, U.S. Marshals announced the arrest of Rosain Moreno, a 27-year-old Pennsylvania man, who allegedly convinced a 13-year-old girl to run away from her parents and travel with him to South Carolina.
Yesterday I issued the following statement after voting to override President Obama’s veto on H.R. 3762, legislation to repeal ObamaCare and defund Planned Parenthood:
Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's...
Following a report that undocumented immigrants have worked at the Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana, Texas House State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook on Monday ratcheted up the heat on his GOP primary challenger...
(CNN)Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Iowa Republican caucuses, a huge victory for him and a bitter defeat for Donald Trump in the country's first presidential contest. Democrats, meanwhile, are in a nail-biter fight with...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) division announced late last week it is testing a program to operate Predator drones from a civilian airport in San Angelo, Texas.

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