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.
December 12th, 2018
Recently Amazon announced its next headquarters will be in New York and Virginia. Since the two finalists from Texas (Dallas and Austin) lost out on this opportunity for approximately 50,000 new jobs and up to $5 billion in...
November 29th, 2018
The construction industry is currently being negatively impacted by labor shortages which are expected to get worse as the baby boomers retire.
November 20th, 2018
Many major political changes over the last few years are related to immigration.
November 8th, 2018
As the midterm elections wrap up, it is clear that Democrats gained majority control of the US House and Republicans increased their majority control in the US Senate. What does this bode for passing real solutions for...
November 1st, 2018
In a booming American economy with 3.7% unemployment, President Donald Trump talks a lot about wanting to bring more people into our country to work on the basis of merit. Does merit apply to construction workers?
October 25th, 2018
President Trump said he wants immigrants coming into our country to help fill open jobs, but he wants them coming legally!“With what we’ve done, we’ve become so successful that we need people to come in…we want great people...
October 18th, 2018
The Trump administration recently unveiled a plan to prevent immigrants who the government predicts might be unable to support themselves financially from entering the country.
October 11th, 2018
It should be clear to everyone, because of the efforts of President Trump and our Republican lawmakers, Americans are now paying less in taxes. As promised, President Trump is bringing jobs back to America. He is removing...
September 28th, 2018
Prager University (PragerU), founded by radio talk-show host Dennis Prager and Allen Estrin, is a non-profit that makes short videos on political, economic, cultural, and philosophical topics from a conservative perspective...
September 20th, 2018
The Evangelical Immigration Table is a broad coalition of Evangelical organizations and leaders advocating for immigration reform consistent with biblical values.
December 6th, 2018
Congress has a timely opportunity during the lame-duck session to ensure protection for Dreamers and fund border security.
November 21st, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!God continues to bless America! We have so much to be thankful for!I want to congratulate our new Texas lawmakers for the 116th Congress.
November 15th, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A broad coalition from across the country, including a Republican and a Democratic senator, agreed at a convening today that we need a humane, constructive way forward on immigration.
November 6th, 2018
Remember when President Obama told us 9.6% unemployment was the “new normal?” It’s now at 3.7%!
October 31st, 2018
The first step of identifying and taxing unauthorized workers makes sense whether you’re a conservative Republican, a liberal Democrat, or something in between.
October 24th, 2018
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle are working hard to bust the myths around the immigration debate.
October 12th, 2018
Armed with data and cool reasoning, the filmmakers at the Rational Middle are taking direct aim at one of the biggest myths out there: That undocumented immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans.
October 4th, 2018
The 2017 Texas Legislature passed SB4 to outlaw sanctuary cities and allow police to question any person who they detain of their immigration status.
September 26th, 2018
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle have now released three additional installments of their documentary series on immigration, first tackling the question of whether a physical barrier along the United States’...
September 17th, 2018
On Thursday, the House Homeland Security Committee advanced legislation introduced by Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, and myself, as Chairman of the House Committee on...