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.
Texas is the only state that keeps the records of the immigration statuses of those arrested and convicted of state‐​level crimes, thus giving the public its best opportunity to study the crime rates of illegal immigrants...
We are experiencing a surge in migrants at our southern border like we’ve never seen before.I’ve been to the border several times to see it firsthand. It’s record-breaking.From the number of unaccompanied children to total...
My colleagues Emily Ekins and David Kemp just released an excellent new survey on how Americans view immigration and identity.
We have been proud to work across the aisle on the Bipartisan Border Solutions Act. It’s time for our colleagues on both sides of the aisle to join us.
Originally Published by The Evangelical Immigration Table on April 16, 2021
Any allegations of misconduct or abuse must be fully investigated. As a father to six, seeing unaccompanied children is heartbreaking. Any child – no matter their legal status – must be protected against any type of abuse....
Spencer Raley at the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) published a short blog post critical of a blog post that I had written about how State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) data for the state of...
Our recent visit to the Rio Grande Valley Sector of the southern border only served to reaffirm our view that the situation has gotten exponentially worse in the last three months, becoming a crisis, and that the Judiciary...
My wife of 56 years and I were fortunate enough to attend Our S
The US Border Patrol and Office of Field Operations encountered 178,622 migrants between ports of entry during the month of April, the highest monthly number in 21 years.
The following information is from the Eventbrite page for the Rational Middle of Immigration Solutions Summit.
Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Representative Tony Gonzales (R-TX), and Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX) recently introduced the Bipartisan Border Solution Act in response to the influx of...
The bill would improve both the Department of Homeland Security’s and the Department of Justice’s capacity to manage migration influxes and adjudicate asylum claims in a timely manner, protect unaccompanied migrant children...
Authored by Glenn Hamer, President and CEO of the Texas Association of Business, and originally published by San Antonio Express-News on April 17, 2021 
As of April 8, 2021, 76 percent of US consulates are fully or partially closed, even though all travelers to the US must receive negative COVID-19 tests, a report from the CATO
Unaccompanied children that arrive at our border have already endured dangerous conditions at home and a treacherous journey to get here. The fact that any child would experience abuse in the care of the U.S. government is...
This is not the first time human smugglers utilized Facebook to promote their criminal activities.
HOUSTON– Today, Texans for Economic Growth (TEG) and the Texas Opport
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NEW YORK, NY – Wednesday, less than a week since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Dream & Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, New American Economy (NAE) hosted a virtual fly-in to urge key...

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