Immigration

Immigration and border security go hand in hand. The border must be secure, and the Republican Party has to put forward a plan to deal with the millions of illegal immigrants in this country. President Obama’s 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. That way, no one gets a free ride on the taxpayer’s dime.
Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors wrote a few criticisms of our proposal to sell Gold Cards through a market-based program that I’ve called an 
Yesterday I urged my colleagues to support $30 million in federal funding to reimburse local communities strained by the humanitarian crisis on our Southern border.
After abandoning Dreamers multiple times, House Democrats continue to politicize immigration reform rather than work on bipartisan solutions to address the border crisis. 
Any sort of lasting change cannot be solved by a funding bill or by tariffs. It has to be solved by something only Congress can do, by passing legislation that addresses the root of the problem.
Congress can easily solve America’s workforce shortage with sensible immigration policies that will grow our taxable legal workforce.
welder
The plan would transition our immigration system from emphasizing familal ties to prioritizing merit-based immigration.
Yesterday President Trump announced the immigration proposal that Jared Kushner has been working on for the Trump Administration.
New analysis of nationwide data reveals that undocumented immigrants do not bring more crime to their communities.  
The situation unfolding on our southern border is grim. A major increase in unlawful border crossings combined with a drastic shift in migration trends and outdated laws and infrastructure has placed an incredibly great...
Cornyn-Cuellar
Our own Senator John Cornyn and Texas Representative Henry Cuellar have proposed a new bipartisan bill.
immigration progress
Immigration reform is the most important issue among voters. Candidates that push for sensible immigration reform will benefit in the 2020 elections.
HUMANE Act
Our Democratic colleagues continue to pretend that there is not a problem.
Our South and West Texas communities are bearing the brunt of the immigration crisis. When crisscrossing the 23rd District of Texas, I consistently hear that folks I represent are concerned about the influx of migrants and...
immigration solutions
Texas lawmakers approved a bill to create a new Texas Industrial Workforce Apprenticeship grant program.
Donald Trump and Jared Kushner
President Trump recently released another plan to reform the immigration system. The latest plan was drafted with the help of his son-in-law and presidential advisor Jared Kushner. Overall, this last plan is the best of...
We must work together to shut the backdoor of illegal immigration so that we can keep open the front door of legal immigration. This will protect American wages and strengthen our workforce, and I support President Trump’s...
Cornyn HUMANE hearing
The Senate Committee on Border Security and Immigration met last week for a hearing titled “At the Breaking Point: The Humanitarian and Security Crisis at our Southern Border,” in which senators heard testim
data analysis
Last week, Cato released my latest policy analysis entitled “Terrorists by Immigration Status and Nationality: A Risk Analysis, 1975-2017.”  Much of it is an update and expansion of my original 
Business groups and others opposed to ending the so-called Texas Dream Act, a state law that provides a tuition break for certain undocumented students, appear to have been successful during this session of the Texas...
The strong economy has made it increasingly difficult for employers to find labor, and the number of seasonal visas has been capped at 66,000 per fiscal year -- a figure some businesses and lawmakers say is badly outdated,...

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