Illegal Immigration

The 2011 Texas Legislature passed a new law to prohibit the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) from issuing a Texas Driver's License to anyone who could not prove they were a citizen or legal U.S. resident. There were...
For several years, TexasGOPVote and ConstructionCitizen.com have been sounding the alarm about issues related to employee misclassification and why this is a problem for Texas taxpayers and businesses. The 2011 Legislative...
An important statewide conference will be taking place in the beautiful Texas State Capitol from 10 AM to – 3 PM on Saturday April 6th, at the Capitol Grill (enter in the main capitol building).The theme of the event is...
Many times laws written by the legislature have unintended consequences. The 2011 Texas Legislature passed a law requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to verify proof of citizenship or legal immigration...
In 1992, I was invited to go on a deep sea fishing trip off the coast of Mexico. We were to fly from Los Angeles to Guadalajara. Even though at the time one could travel to Mexico with just a driver license or birth...
It is difficult to fathom why in 2013 some faux conservative researchers at the Center for Immigration studies (CIS) still make use of eugenic fallacies to paint Mexican immigrants as genetically inferior. Perhaps it is...
Because of a very loud noise from a small number of people, leftist groups like FAIR, NumbersUSA, ALIPAC, CIS and a radicalized minority of the Republican Party have been able to join forces to create a virtual amnesty for...
As President Barack Obama and Govenor Mitt Romney prepare for Wednesday's debate on domestic policy, I certainly hope they have spent some time looking at immigration. President Obama's policies have been extremely hostile...
Earlier this summer, the Republican Party of Texas took a bold step in leadership on the issue of immigration reform with the adoption of what has become known as "The Texas Solution". One of the key planks of The Texas...
The following article is in response to this article by Shirley Spellerberg.The “Rule of Law” has been the rallying cry of those who are most critical of the Immigration policy as reflected in the 2012 Platform of...
Texas Senator John Carona (R-Dallas) has been working hard for several years trying to get the State of Texas to enforce the existing laws on employee misclassification and add some teeth to the current laws by increasing...
US Senator John CornynSteve Munisteri chairman of the Republican Party of Texas has done a great job with the Grassroots Club. On April 1, the Grassroots Club members were invited to a brunch at Cisco’s Restaurant in Austin...
Construction mogul Donald Trump stood before CPAC last week and called for a de facto amnesty for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. Trump said Republicans should block immigration reform because...
This week the Obama Administration released illegal immigrants who were being held in custody pending deportation hearings in advance of the looming sequestration. Is this just another propaganda move to put pressure on...
"Lead, follow, or get out of the way" is great advice for any wanna-be leader, especially those we worked so hard to elect!When it comes to immigration reform, Senators Cornyn and Cruz should be involved! Texas shares a 1,...
Reports are circulating around Washington D.C. that the Obama Administration plans to come out of the gate this month with a push on his immigration reform program. We have heard these promises before so it will be...
The number is unclear, but it appears that there are about 11 Million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Of them, 70% are Latinos. It is further unclear as to how many of them became undocumented, and to many it...
Originally posted on The Texas Tribune:Tycoons in commercial construction and homebuilding — industries often pegged as harbors for undocumented workers — are pushing back against some of their own, urging state lawmakers to...
We have long said that President Barack Obama has done little more than pay lip service to the interests of Hispanic voters in America. His latest announcement of the mini-DREAM Act, guest worker program, is pure election...
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As part of exploring South Texas Politics, I had the opportunity to visit with outgoing District 43 Texas State Rep. Jose Aliseda in Beeville just before the Bee County Republican Round-Up. Aliseda is a great public servant...

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