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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...

It is that time of the year, a time folks in Texas and in the South have been waiting for. It is called football season.It has been said there are only two seasons in Texas: football season and spring football season.
I’m not sure who is the chief propaganda officer for the Democrats, but what a prankster!For Democrats to believe they will win the House in the mid-terms is akin to Joy Behar being the next Bachelorette. Or perhaps Whoopi...
As Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), I issued the following statement about a letter signed to urge U.S. House Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader McCarthy, and Majority Whip...
There has been an unbelievable amount of anguish over Trump being elected as our president — Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS).  It has been suggested that the cause of all this angst is the fact that the election was rigged...
California is in the news almost daily for one reason or another.  Often those reasons are insane examples of bizarre socialist leadership.  As a result, thousands of Californians are moving out of that once great state to...
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and I released the following statements after our Substance Abuse Prevention Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize drug abuse programs, passed as a part of The...
Lenin and Hitler
Imagine, it is either the early 1900’s or the late 1930’s.  In the early 1900’s Lenin was trying to create the new Soviet Union.  Although most Russians were socialists, they didn’t want communism.  As such, Lenin could not...
Will we ever really know the death toll of the Obama administration?We know they killed 4 Americans in Benghazi. But their careless handling of classified data undoubtedly killed many others.
I issued the following statement regarding the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) Social Studies TEKS Streamlining Work Group’s proposal to no longer include Alamo Commander, Lt. Col. William B.
President Trump on Monday urged the Senate to pass legislation banning "gag clauses" that prevent pharmacists from telling customers when they can save money on prescriptions by paying with cash instead of insurance.
U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and I introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act, which would help federal agencies update and improve their cyber posture.
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I issued the following statement today after the U.S.
At the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, I introduced and passed a Senate resolution recognizing the work, goals, and achievements of more than 490 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout the nation by...
Since 1990, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has discovered approximately 200 sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnels crossing from Mexico directly into the United States.
The Evangelical Immigration Table is a broad coalition of Evangelical organizations and leaders advocating for immigration reform consistent with biblical values.
It has become popular this political season to call for "Medicare for All", a system of nationalized health care on the Medicare Model. Young Progressives are gaining traction within the Democratic Party with this popular...
I have been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses.
The Senate has approved a wide-ranging $854 billion bill that provides a fix to keep the government open through Dec. 7 and funds the military and a host of civilian agencies.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded nearly $60 million to 161 community health centers in six southern states and two U.S. territories that were impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and...
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and I released the following statements after our bill, the CyberTipline Modernization Act, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee:  

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