ID and Tax
"ID and Tax" is a system where undocumented immigrants 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.
January 13th, 2021
Business leaders and immigration experts explained the needs for and benefits of creating a policy to ID and Tax unauthorized immigrants during the latest episode of the Rational Middle of Immigration Docuseries: Finding...
November 19th, 2020
Stan Marek, CEO of the Houston-based MAREK and long-time sensible immigration policy advocate met with host Gregory Kallenberg on a recent episode of the
October 22nd, 2020
Immigration Policy, one of the biggest topics of the 2016 Presidential elections, was not discussed in the first presidential and vice presidential debates.
September 3rd, 2020
On a recent Rational Middle podcast, Executive Producer Loren Steffy spoke with Mark Erlich, a Wertheim Fellow of Research on Misclassification and the Underground Economy at the Harvard Law School and former
July 1st, 2020
TxSIP’s sensible immigration solution was included as reference in the Texans For Economic Growth’s Federal Priorities for 2020-2021.Here is our stance, we call it ID and Tax:
June 18th, 2020
The US Supreme Court decided to allow DACA and the temporary conditional legal status it provides to 700,000 DACA recipients to continue. I have always said that even though DACA was a decision for Congress, it was one good...
May 14th, 2020
In April, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending most methods of legal immigration.
March 5th, 2020
The American legal immigration system is in desperate need of reform.
February 7th, 2020
Congratulations to President Trump on his acquittal from the partisan impeachment attempt by Democrats. Now that it’s over, lawmakers should get to work on a lot of issues including sensible immigration reform.
January 15th, 2020
Business leaders across Texas are suffering from workforce shortages. Texas should welcome these legal immigrants. They have been fully vetted by the federal government. With our state’s booming economy and record low...
December 17th, 2020
Texas business leaders discussed the economic impacts of immigration on Texas and called for sensible immigration legislation like a permanent fix for DACA and a method to ID and Tax unauthorized immigrants during a recent...
November 5th, 2020
Loren C. Steffy discussed the new book he co-authored with Stan Marek, Deconstructed: An Insider's View of Illegal Immigration, on a recent Rational Middle podcast with host Chris Lyon.
September 8th, 2020
On a Monday morning in 2009, the phone chirped on Stan Marek’s desk, and he snapped up the receiver.
July 13th, 2020
Dear President Donald J. Trump,You have delivered on so many promises including the border, completing 222 miles and paving the way for the rest of it. Please continue appointing good judges and draining the swamp.
June 25th, 2020
In a recent Rational Middle podcast, Pat Kiley, a founding principal of Kiley Advisors LLC, and former Chief Staff Executive for the Houston Chapter of Associated General Contractors (AGC), talked with host Loren
June 11th, 2020
In the latest Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, Tony Payan & Pamela Lizette C
April 15th, 2020
The following article was authored by Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently issued an order identifying industries considered essential during this pandemic. I was pleased that he included...
February 17th, 2020
Six of our Republican US Representatives in Texas are not running for reelection this year and the primaries to replace them feature a large number of candidates to choose from.
January 27th, 2020
“Impeachment” continues to delay Congress from the important issues that it should be working to fix. There is little talk from Democrat presidential candidates about fixing our broken immigration system. In fact, the topic...
January 1st, 2020
Happy New Year! Thank you for all of your support and feedback this year. Your calls, emails and faxes to lawmakers are making a difference. Here is what to watch for in the first part of 2020.