March 24th, 2022
Following failed attempts to pass immigration reform through partisan budget reconciliation, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin says he is engaging with Republican Senators John Cornyn and Thom Tillis in search of a bipartisan...
July 12th, 2021
I am choosing to publicly respond to your press release from July 6, 2021 because there are 204,000 Dreamers brought as children without proper documentation by their parents living in Texas. Their lives hang in the balance...
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...
March 29th, 2021
My wife of 56 years and I were fortunate enough to attend Our S
February 3rd, 2021
On Tuesday, the Texas Business Immigration Coalition (TBIC) and the Texas Business Leadership Council (TBLC) launched the new Texas Opportuni
December 21st, 2020
October 29th, 2019
Along with Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Reps. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) and Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas), I recently sent a letter to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA's swift approval of the City of Houston's new...
May 8th, 2019
Our own Senator John Cornyn and Texas Representative Henry Cuellar have proposed a new bipartisan bill.
February 26th, 2019
I issued the following statement applauding yesterday’s announcement that President Trump granted a federal disaster declaration for 33 Texas counties following severe weather and flooding that occurred in the fall
July 16th, 2018
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), James Inhofe (R-Okla.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and I sent a letter to General Gustave F.
March 1st, 2022
The evangelical leaders’ letter, which was affirmed by approximately 900 signatories from across the country, also urges Congress to pass legislation to grant permanent legal status to other categories of immigrants who are...
June 16th, 2021
WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his bipartisan bill with U.S. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) to make Juneteenth a federal...
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...
March 19th, 2021
The House of Representatives just passed two sensible immigration bills!
December 22nd, 2020
In a significant win for the Texas economy, federal lawmakers chose to make Americans in mixed immigration status families eligible for economic impact payments in the spending relief package/omnibus they passed Monday night...
December 10th, 2020
Republican and Democrat lawmakers, business leaders, and immigration advocates called on Congress to pass bipartisan immigration solutions next year during the Reigniting the Economic Engine: Immigration Solutions for 2021 ...
October 2nd, 2019
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) said the Democrat’s impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is a “desperate act” during an interview with KFYO’s Chad Hasty.
April 15th, 2019
San Antonio's population is growing more quickly than that of any other city in our State and routinely hosts events that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors like Fiesta and the NCAA Final Four. It's imperative that...
July 20th, 2018
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and I led a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to use every diplomatic tool possible to bring William Nguyen home from Vietnam to America. Seventeen additional Members of...
July 9th, 2018
Y'all done gone and done it. No, seriously. Y'all, and by y'all, I mean Empower Texans done gone and made me defend John Cornyn. It's absolutely the last thing I thought I'd ever do since he has been the subject of...