November 19th, 2020
Stan Marek, CEO of the Houston-based MAREK and long-time sensible immigration policy advocate met with host Gregory Kallenberg on a recent episode of the
October 29th, 2020
A recent report
October 15th, 2020
A recent report by New American Economy detailed the significant role immigrants play in the workforces of the US construction and infrastructure-related industries.
September 17th, 2020
On September 14th, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the DHS under President Trump acted within its authority in terminating Temporary Protected Status for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and...
August 27th, 2020
An 11-year old girl whose mother was deported in 2018 spoke last week at the Democratic National Convention. The DNC attempted to use her story to blame Trump for the policies that removed her mother.
July 16th, 2020
The 2020 Republican Party of Texas State Convention is being conducted remotely July 16-18 and can be viewed through live stream.
July 9th, 2020
Texans for Economic Growth is a bi-partisan coalition of over 100 Texas business leaders and organizations that have joined forces to encourage lawmakers at the state and federal levels to support economically beneficial...
June 11th, 2020
In the latest Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, Tony Payan & Pamela Lizette C
May 27th, 2020
There is an ongoing legal dispute between the Texas Democrat Party and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton developing in the state and federal courts over whether to allow all Texas voters to vote by mail in the upcoming...
April 10th, 2020
As coronavirus threatens to overwhelm hospitals in areas with large numbers of patients with COVID-19, we are reminded of the importance of our healthcare workforce and the critical role that immigrants play in filling the...
November 5th, 2020
Loren C. Steffy discussed the new book he co-authored with Stan Marek, Deconstructed: An Insider's View of Illegal Immigration, on a recent Rational Middle podcast with host Chris Lyon.
October 22nd, 2020
Immigration Policy, one of the biggest topics of the 2016 Presidential elections, was not discussed in the first presidential and vice presidential debates.
September 30th, 2020
Most Americans with a gross income under $99,000 received and benefitted from the economic impact payments included in the CARES Act passed in late March, but around 1.7 million Americans were denied benefits under the bill...
September 3rd, 2020
On a recent Rational Middle podcast, Executive Producer Loren Steffy spoke with Mark Erlich, a Wertheim Fellow of Research on Misclassification and the Underground Economy at the Harvard Law School and former
August 18th, 2020
An estimated 291,000 US citizens and lawful permanent residents* (LPRs) living in Texas were ineligible for federal economic impact payments because of a “marriage penalty.” Under the CARES Act, any person with a social...
July 9th, 2020
Without explanation, Forbes recently unpublished/blocked an article by award-winning environmentalist and climate activist Michael Schellenberger, in which he apologizes
June 25th, 2020
In a recent Rational Middle podcast, Pat Kiley, a founding principal of Kiley Advisors LLC, and former Chief Staff Executive for the Houston Chapter of Associated General Contractors (AGC), talked with host Loren
June 2nd, 2020
As the Supreme Court prepares to issue ruling by its self-imposed deadline of July on whether DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) can continue to stand in its current form, the fate of some 700,000 immigrants...
April 23rd, 2020
A recent preliminary injunction issued by a Federal Judge in Travis County to allow mail-in voting for all Texas voters who fear COVID-19 is part of an ongoing legal dispute between the Democrat Party of Texas and Republican...
March 13th, 2020
President Trump declared a national emergency Friday as the number of daily new coronavirus cases in the US continues to rise. The declaration will help ease the distribution of up to $50 billion in federal emergency funds...