March 26th, 2020
THIS IS A PLEA TO GOVERNOR ABBOTT AND EVERY COUNTY COMMISSIONER AND MAYOR IN TEXAS.President Trump IS RIGHT! “WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF.”
March 11th, 2020
The Trump Administration recently announced that it will make an additional 35,000 non-ag guest-worker visas available this year in order to help seasonal American businesses with anticipated workforce shortages in the...
March 3rd, 2020
Today is primary voting day!In case you missed it, here are my recommendations for candidates in primaries for open and "toss-up" seats in the Texas US House races.
February 7th, 2020
Congratulations to President Trump on his acquittal from the partisan impeachment attempt by Democrats. Now that it’s over, lawmakers should get to work on a lot of issues including sensible immigration reform.
January 15th, 2020
Business leaders across Texas are suffering from workforce shortages. Texas should welcome these legal immigrants. They have been fully vetted by the federal government. With our state’s booming economy and record low...
January 1st, 2020
Happy New Year! Thank you for all of your support and feedback this year. Your calls, emails and faxes to lawmakers are making a difference. Here is what to watch for in the first part of 2020.
December 6th, 2019
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is ready for a vote in the House of Representatives. It has 25 Republican and 28 Democrat co-sponsors. It is great to see Democrat and Republican lawmakers finally working on immigration...
November 7th, 2019
Forty-five Texas business leaders and I signed on to a letter to Senators Cornyn and Cruz asking them to pass a legislative solution to protect Dreamers from deportation before the Supreme Court rules on the DACA case in the...
October 24th, 2019
...to pass legislation granting 700,000 DACA recipients and 1.6 million Dreamers permission to remain in this country. Most DACA recipients are contributing to our economy. They have passed background checks...
September 26th, 2019
Texas’ Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-8) said recently that our GDP growth slowed to 2% in the second quarter of this year primarily because of workforce shortages.
March 20th, 2020
Some say our healthcare industry could be overwhelmed by increased demands because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
March 5th, 2020
Out of 72 Republican candidates in seven crowded primary races for open or tossup US House Rep.
February 17th, 2020
Six of our Republican US Representatives in Texas are not running for reelection this year and the primaries to replace them feature a large number of candidates to choose from.
January 27th, 2020
“Impeachment” continues to delay Congress from the important issues that it should be working to fix. There is little talk from Democrat presidential candidates about fixing our broken immigration system. In fact, the topic...
January 10th, 2020
Immigration legislation requires both parties to pass anything! It also requires a signature from President Trump. Recent bipartisan efforts to pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act in the House have been successful....
December 17th, 2019
However, I do not agree with your recent description of the immigration provisions in the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR-5038).
November 21st, 2019
Early reports speculate that the Supreme Court will likely rule that either that President Obama did not have constitutional authority to create DACA, or that President Trump had the authority to rescind it. President Obama...
October 31st, 2019
Yesterday, a bipartisan group of 20 Republican and 24 Democrat lawmakers introduced an immigration bill called the
October 10th, 2019
At a recent Texas Summit on Immigration in Houston last week, my good friend Stan Marek, co-founder of TXSIP and CEO of MAREK, explained a sensible immigration policy we call “ID and Tax.”
September 18th, 2019
Undocumented workers play a critical role in the American construction industry in which 80% of firms are currently having difficulty finding enough workers.