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.
June 3rd, 2021
Wednesday, US Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Representatives Tony Gonzales (R-TX) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) traveled to the southern border to tour a DHHS facility housing migrant children and to...
May 27th, 2021
Experts on immigration policy discussed challenges facing the U.S. immigration system while calling for effective and attainable solutions for border security and immigration reform during the recent Rational Middle of...
May 14th, 2021
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...
May 12th, 2021
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...
May 6th, 2021
My colleagues Emily Ekins and David Kemp just released an excellent new survey on how Americans view immigration and identity.
April 27th, 2021
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.
April 22nd, 2021
Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK, and Loren C.
April 16th, 2021
Originally Published by The Evangelical Immigration Table on April 16, 2021
April 13th, 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....
April 8th, 2021
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...
June 2nd, 2021
The Bipartisan Border Solutions Act is the only bipartisan, bicameral legislation to respond to the surge in migrants coming across our southern border.
May 20th, 2021
The Evangelical Call for Restitution-Based Immigration Reform outlines a middle way forward on immigration policy rooted in the biblical values that guide evangelical Christians.
May 13th, 2021
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.
May 6th, 2021
The following information is from the Eventbrite page for the Rational Middle of Immigration Solutions Summit.
April 29th, 2021
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...
April 23rd, 2021
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...
April 20th, 2021
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
April 15th, 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
April 12th, 2021
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...
April 7th, 2021
This is not the first time human smugglers utilized Facebook to promote their criminal activities.