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.
At a press conference Thursday, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and I announced the introduction of the HUMANE Act. The bill is designed to help solve the ongoing humanitarian crisis at our southern...
Mike Simpson Boise
Republican Representative Mike Simpson of Idaho recently came out in favor of providing undocumented immigrants with a method to earn green cards as a part of immigration reform, saying that deporting millions of workers...
illegal immigrants
The situation at the border is getting worse! Workforce shortages are increasing, and millions of undocumented workers are being misclassified! America needs immigration reform NOW.No reasonable person could doubt that there...
Rational Middle event Bob Bullock Museum
Business leaders, lawmakers, and people interested in immigration policy met at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum last week in Austin to view screenings of two Rational Middle of Immigration videos and discuss...
Washington, D.C. - A bipartisan group of senators today introduced legislation that would provide permanent protections to millions of Dreamers, allowing them to continue living and working in the U.S. without fear of...
Dallas Morning News business columnist Mitchell Schnurman this week explored the question of why business leaders in Texas are once again pushing for comprehensive immigration reform.
This past week, business leaders and professionals met at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy to hear from experts who shared current data and research on immigration in Houston at an event co-sponsored by...
New research from New American Economy shows that immigrants are responsible for more than 26 percent of the Houston metro area’s GDP. The report, which analyzes Census data from 2016, looks at immigrant contributions to...
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday told a group of business leaders and others gathered at Rice University that he’s proud to lead a city that’s fighting the Texas Legislature’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants...
I issued the following statements regarding my votes against H.J. Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President, H.R.
Business leaders attended a program to learn about and discuss the future of workforce and immigration in greater Houston and Montgomery County in The Woodlands last week.
This assistance supports efforts to address the challenging economic and security conditions that help form the root causes of mass child and family migration to the United States. It also enables us to combat transnational...
The Senate’s top Republican and the House’s top Democrat each said Thursday that they’re open to a broad immigration debate this year, sending the issue soaring back to the top of the congressional agenda.
Mr. Kushner,As co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy, I have been working for business-friendly immigration for at least ten years!  It is encouraging to me that President Trump (your father in law), has asked...
Bush Naturalization Center
Former President George W. Bush called for sensible immigration reform during a naturalization ceremony at The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas this week.
Rational Middle
The filmmakers behind the award-winning Rational Middle documentary series on immigration will showcase their work and host a discussion on the issue at an 
Workforce Advisory Board
The business, education, government, and nonprofit leaders of the president's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board met this past week for the first time
On March 6, 2019, the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, co-chaired by Trump advisor Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, held its inaugural meeting.
Today during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, I delivered remarks on Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) response to human trafficking and illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexico border. Excerpts of my remarks are...
TXSIP has signed the Texas Compact on Immigration to join more than 65 Texas business leaders and organizations

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