April 26th, 2022
I released the following statement after reports confirmed the death of Texas National Guard Specialist Bishop Evans:
April 14th, 2022
In a recent series of TexasGOPVote articles, the author proposes that fixing the broken immigration system will require bipartisan legislation involving three main policies: improving security, adjusting legal immigration to...
April 6th, 2022
In a victory for border security efforts, H.R. 4209, the DHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act I introduced, passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
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...
March 15th, 2022
The Border Security Technology Caucus will improve the way Congress develops border policies by bringing together a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers to ensure the United States is on the cutting-edge of technology that will...
February 28th, 2022
The warnings of possible retaliation from members of the Gulf Cartel follow the arrest in recent days of a key leader.
February 3rd, 2022
This third article of the "How to Fix the Broken Immigration System" series offers adjustments that lawmakers should make to the legal immigration system that will increase economic growth, combat inflation, and prevent...
December 30th, 2021
2022 presents an opportunity for incumbent lawmakers to prove to their constituents that they are interested in and capable of fixing the immigration system in a way that benefit Americans and the US economy ahead of midterm...
December 2nd, 2021
The current outdated and inefficient legal immigration system not only hinders the US economy but also encourages illegal immigration.
July 29th, 2021
Experts on immigration policy discussed the current state of immigration in the US and deliberated solutions to modernize the US immigration system during a recent workshop hosted by the Center for Houston’s Future and Rice...
April 20th, 2022
On March 30, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a 30-page Public Health Determination suspending the use of Title 42 at the border. The pandemic-era policy has been used by both the Trump and...
April 8th, 2022
Our bill would mandate CBP identify and begin to implement changes to increase hiring and improve retention for CBP officers, Border Patrol agents, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents specifically in...
March 28th, 2022
This resolution comes on the one-year anniversary of Harris’ appointment, and follows my visit to our southern border this week. I have visited the border three times in the past year. Harris has visited once for a brief...
March 22nd, 2022
Now more than ever, our border patrol agents put their lives at risk every day they put on their uniform. The dedicated men and women who are sworn to protect and secure our border should be justly compensated, particularly...
March 9th, 2022
“The importation of unregulated pork products has the potential to introduce foreign animal diseases which can be detrimental to our nation’s agriculture industry.”
February 10th, 2022
A group of House Republicans led by Representative Maria Elvira Salazar (FL-27) introduced the Dignity Act, an immigration reform bill they say will end illegal immigration, reestablish law and order, provide a solution for...
January 6th, 2022
It is critical to national security and sovereignty that our federal government has operational control over who and what are coming into our country.
December 9th, 2021
The US population is aging largely because American fertility rates are decreasing. On the other hand, immigrants contribute to the working age US population and workforce at a significant rate.
October 7th, 2021
Rather than doing nothing on immigration because they can't agree on everything, Republican and Democrat lawmakers should aggregate policies like these, that they already agree on, and pass them.
July 22nd, 2021
On Friday July 16, Federal Judge Andrew Hanen of the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled that DACA is an illegal program because its creation through DHS violated the Administrative Procedure Act by...