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 7th, 2023
A problematic border bill passed in the Texas House and Senate during the 4th Special Legislative session and awaits a signature from Governor Greg Abbott.
November 22nd, 2023
Immigration experts and business leaders discussed faults of the outdated US immigration system and urged lawmakers to pass bipartisan legislative solutions during a recent gathering at Rice University
November 9th, 2023
Republican lawmakers who control both chambers have largely been in agreement about their desire to pass the border security legislation — but in the most recent special session that ended Tuesday, their efforts unraveled...
October 30th, 2023
These legislative proposals raise serious constitutional questions, while jeopardizing the fundamental human rights of asylum seekers and others asking for protection in the United States.
October 19th, 2023
More than 2 million cases are pending in U.S. immigration courts. This backlog has more than tripled since the start of fiscal year 2017. The effects of the backlog are significant and widespread.
October 5th, 2023
The recent Supreme Court case about affirmative action in university admissions (SFFA v. Harvard) paralleled a broader social debate over meritocracy.
September 21st, 2023
In a letter to Members of Congress, prominent evangelical denominations, ministries and organizations explain that the eventual termination of DACA presents “a foreseeable crisis on the near horizon,” when an estimated 600,...
September 13th, 2023
WASHINGTON, DC – FWD.us President Todd Schulte and DACA recipients on FWD.us staff issued the following statements Wednesday after U.S. Southern District of Texas Judge Hanen ruled against Deferred Action for Childhood...
August 31st, 2023
In recent months, the backlog for immigrant visas in the EB-4 employment-based category, which includes Religious Worker Visas, has reached five years. This is creating uncertainty for religious workers who would have to...
August 17th, 2023
The Southern Baptist resolution “on wisely engaging immigration” affirms the biblically mandated role of the church to compassionately care for and share the gospel with immigrants. It also affirms the government’s God-...
November 30th, 2023
Misclassification puts law-abiding employers at a significant cost disadvantage and amounts to tax fraud by corporations that skirt the law. These practices degrade the construction industry while cheating taxpayers and...
November 15th, 2023
The Mexican government on Wednesday responded to the Texas Legislature’s passage of Senate Bill 4 — which creates a state crime for entering the state illegally from Mexico and allows state and local authorities to deport...
November 1st, 2023
Monday on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) recapped his trip to the Rio Grande Valley with Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), John Barrasso (R-WY), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Pete Ricketts (R-NE) and urged the Biden...
October 26th, 2023
As the 2024 presidential campaign heats up, divisive, misleading rhetoric on immigration is spreading — in contrast to the solutions Americans want.
October 12th, 2023
Experts on immigration policy discussed the US inflationary workforce shortage crisis and its impact on the economy and businesses nationwide on a recent
September 28th, 2023
The passage of FL state SB 1718 has cast a shadow over the state's economy and has had consequences not only for local businesses and residents, but also for Governor Ron DeSantis's political standing in Florida’s Republican...
September 14th, 2023
The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on "Unlocking America's Potential: How Immigration Fuels Economic Growth and Our Competitive Advantage"
September 7th, 2023
This year’s Fortune 500 list shows one fact that remained unchanged from previous years: the profound role that immigrants and their children have played in establishing many of this country’s most successful and influential...
August 22nd, 2023
The Cato Institute is launching a new online game called the Green Card Game. Americans will—for the first time—see firsthand what it’s like to try to get a green card, or permanent residence, in the United States
August 9th, 2023
These immigration bars make it impossible for long-term undocumented immigrants, many of them spouses and parents of U.S. citizens, to “get in line” to receive a valid visa. Since the immigration bars were created, the...