Our immigration system in this country is broken. Executive action does not solve the problem but neither would any attempt at a mass deportation. The United States needs to identify the people who are here and ensure they are properly taxed.
March 19th, 2020
President Trump initially kept reasonable travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the virus spreading inside the United States, he is already shifting from minimizing its threat — his first...
March 6th, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would ensure U.S. citizenship for all children of U.S. service members while stationed abroad.
March 5th, 2020
Out of 72 Republican candidates in seven crowded primary races for open or tossup US House Rep.
February 26th, 2020
Lawmakers and business leaders attended a recent fundraiser hosted by the Texas Business Immigration Coalition in Dallas to discuss the critical role immigrants play in the North Texas economy and called for commonsense...
February 13th, 2020
The United States’ immigration system favors family reunification, even in the so‐called employment‐based categories. The family members of immigrant workers must use employment‐based green cards despite the text of the...
January 31st, 2020
Business leaders and immigration policy experts gathered to discuss the critical role that immigrants play in the San Antonio economy recently at a panel hosted by the Texas Business Immigration Coalition, San Antonio Area...
January 22nd, 2020
Like most public policy issues, immigration is difficult to understand. The issue has complex effects on American society and the world at large. This difficulty doesn’t prevent most people from forming strong opinions on...
January 10th, 2020
Immigration legislation requires both parties to pass anything! It also requires a signature from President Trump. Recent bipartisan efforts to pass the Farm Workforce Modernization Act in the House have been successful....
December 17th, 2019
However, I do not agree with your recent description of the immigration provisions in the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (HR-5038).
December 6th, 2019
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act is ready for a vote in the House of Representatives. It has 25 Republican and 28 Democrat co-sponsors. It is great to see Democrat and Republican lawmakers finally working on immigration...
March 11th, 2020
The Trump Administration recently announced that it will make an additional 35,000 non-ag guest-worker visas available this year in order to help seasonal American businesses with anticipated workforce shortages in the...
March 5th, 2020
The American legal immigration system is in desperate need of reform.
March 3rd, 2020
Today is primary voting day!In case you missed it, here are my recommendations for candidates in primaries for open and "toss-up" seats in the Texas US House races.
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.
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 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 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...
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.
December 9th, 2019
More than 40 percent of all jobs in the Houston region will be held by immigrants in the next two decades, per a study from the Center for Houston’s Future focused on the economic realities of what the immigrant workforce...
December 4th, 2019
What does the Bible say about immigrants, and how does it apply to discussions around immigration policy in the US today? In an interview with TexasGOPVote, Matthew Soerens, National Coordinator of the Evangelical...