November 8th, 2018
As the midterm elections wrap up, it is clear that Democrats gained majority control of the US House and Republicans increased their majority control in the US Senate. What does this bode for passing real solutions for...
September 26th, 2018
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle have now released three additional installments of their documentary series on immigration, first tackling the question of whether a physical barrier along the United States’...
September 17th, 2018
On Thursday, the House Homeland Security Committee advanced legislation introduced by Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, and myself, as Chairman of the House Committee on...
August 2nd, 2018
With an unsecured border and 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in America today, it’s clear our nation’s immigration system is broken and has failed to do its job for many years. For the sake of our national security...
July 3rd, 2018
The illegal immigration issue is now boiling over in the United States of America and especially in states that border Mexico. While no one wants to 'rip' a child from their mother's arms, no one should 'rip' an unborn from...
June 26th, 2018
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on an immigration bill Wednesday that would secure the border, end the separation of families that crossed the border illegally, and provide a conditional path for Dreamers to...
June 21st, 2018
I am appealing to every business owner in Texas. I am also sending this to Rep. Ted Poe, and Senators Ted Cruz, John Cornyn;Please send a similar email, fax, phone call to your Representative, and to both Senators.
June 15th, 2018
Delegates from the Southern Baptist Convention, the United States’ largest evangelical bloc, overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling for immigration reform at their annual meeting this week.
May 17th, 2018
The majority of Republicans, including President Donald Trump, supp
April 12th, 2018
On Tuesday April 10th, Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA) revealed that he has secured support from enough Republican representatives to pass a resolution that will force a vote on four different immigration bills in the...
October 4th, 2018
The 2017 Texas Legislature passed SB4 to outlaw sanctuary cities and allow police to question any person who they detain of their immigration status.
September 26th, 2018
Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed my Border Tunnel Task Force Act to enhance border security and mobilize efforts to crack-down on border tunnel threats.
August 6th, 2018
Recently, President Donald Trump said he would be willing to shut the government down if Congress does not pass immigration reform, tweeting, “A Government Shutdown is a very small price to pay for a safe and Prosperous...
July 5th, 2018
On June 26th, a minority of Republicans joined every Democrat in the House to vote against the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018.
June 28th, 2018
I released the following statement after voting yes on H.R. 6136 – Border Security and Immigration Reform Act:
June 26th, 2018
Yesterday on the floor, I discussed my recent trip to the Texas-Mexico border and the Keep Families Together and Enforce the Law Act, legislation to ensure immigrant families can stay together while they await their court...
June 19th, 2018
If you agree with me that Congress needs to do its job and fix our broken immigration system, join me in sending this letter to your senators and representatives. Also send it to every Texas business owner you know, and urge...
May 31st, 2018
In order to pass legislation to secure the border and protect Dreamers before the November midterm elections, House Speaker Paul Ryan has scheduled a meeting to be held on June 7th with Republican representativ
May 3rd, 2018
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the state of Texas along with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, and West Virginia, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday calling for the end of the DACA program that was...
April 9th, 2018
Border Patrol agents welcomed the news of President Donald Trump’s order activating the National Guard to assist with securing the southwest border with Mexico. Agents said the move will put more agents on the front line and...