ID and Tax

It is past time that illegal immigrants in this country and the people who employ them pay their fair share. No one should get a free ride. That's why TexasGOPVote.com supports a system where undocumented people would be issued tamper-proof IDs, would be taxed at a higher rate than American citizens, and would be required to work for employers who deduct and match taxes. Find out more about the problems we face and the solution we support in the articles below.

Steven Kopits of Princeton Energy Advisors wrote a few criticisms of our proposal to sell Gold Cards through a market-based program that I’ve called an 
Congress can easily solve America’s workforce shortage with sensible immigration policies that will grow our taxable legal workforce.
Yesterday President Trump announced the immigration proposal that Jared Kushner has been working on for the Trump Administration.
Mike Simpson Boise
Republican Representative Mike Simpson of Idaho recently came out in favor of providing undocumented immigrants with a method to earn green cards as a part of immigration reform, saying that deporting millions of workers...
Rational Middle event Bob Bullock Museum
Business leaders, lawmakers, and people interested in immigration policy met at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum last week in Austin to view screenings of two Rational Middle of Immigration videos and discuss...
Bush Naturalization Center
Former President George W. Bush called for sensible immigration reform during a naturalization ceremony at The George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas this week.
donald trump rose garden
A few hours ago, President Trump signed a funding package that was passed by both chambers of Congress to avert another government shutdown.
ABC Houston Breakfast
Members of the Greater Houston chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) met Friday to learn from a panel of construction leaders how the industry has evolved over the years and discuss free enterprise challenges...
Stop the Fake News About Immigrants!The Center for Immigration Studies wants us to think they are conservative.Give me a break!
Happy Thanksgiving!God continues to bless America! We have so much to be thankful for!I want to congratulate our new Texas lawmakers for the 116th Congress.
immigration solutions
Texas lawmakers approved a bill to create a new Texas Industrial Workforce Apprenticeship grant program.
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The plan would transition our immigration system from emphasizing familal ties to prioritizing merit-based immigration.
Cornyn-Cuellar
Our own Senator John Cornyn and Texas Representative Henry Cuellar have proposed a new bipartisan bill.
illegal immigrants
The situation at the border is getting worse! Workforce shortages are increasing, and millions of undocumented workers are being misclassified! America needs immigration reform NOW.No reasonable person could doubt that there...
Mr. Kushner,As co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy, I have been working for business-friendly immigration for at least ten years!  It is encouraging to me that President Trump (your father in law), has asked...
Dallas Morning News business columnist Mitchell Schnurman this week explored the question of why business leaders in Texas are once again pushing for comprehensive immigration reform.
 I urge you to work together and pass a sensible immigration bill that secures the border and provides the Dreamers with a method to earn their legal status before February 15th. 
Last night President Trump addressed the nation to highlight the need for greater border security at our southern border.
Texas traffic
The construction industry is currently being negatively impacted by labor shortages which are expected to get worse as the baby boomers retire.
Capitol-nighttime
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...

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