Immigration Reform

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. 

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Please join Center for Houston’s Future on Wednesday, September 9, for a  conversation with Loren Steffy about his new book with Stan Marek, 
An 11-year old girl whose mother was deported in 2018 spoke last week at the Democratic National Convention. The DNC attempted to use her story to blame Trump for the policies that removed her mother.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided seven poultry plants in August 2019 and detained over 680 people on suspicion that they were illegal immigrant workers. ICE eventually released 300 of them and prosecuted or...
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Gallup produces the longest‐​running poll on immigration going back to 1965. Since then, it has asked the same question:
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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. 
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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:
In the latest Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, Tony Payan & Pamela Lizette C
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Jorge Lima, Senior VP of Policy at Americans for Prosperity, recently joined host Gregory Kallenberg on Kallenberg's Rational Middle podcast to discuss the importance of finding common ground on im
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In April, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending most methods of legal immigration.
President Trump tweeted last week that he was going to sign an executive order to temporarily halt all immigration to the United States in response to COVID-19.
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New American Economy (NAE), a bipartisan research and immigration advocacy organization, released new data showing the significant contributions that immigrants make to America’s 3,000+ counties.
An estimated 291,000 US citizens and lawful permanent residents* (LPRs) living in Texas were ineligible for federal economic impact payments because of a “marriage penalty.” Under the CARES Act, any person with a social...
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President Trump’s Acting Secretary of DHS Chad Wolf recently issued a new memorandum concerning DHS’ handling of DACA.
Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee adopted legislation including an amendment, introduced by Reps. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) and I, that will protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients,...
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Texans for Economic Growth is a bi-partisan coalition of over 100 Texas business leaders and organizations that have joined forces to encourage lawmakers at the state and federal levels to support economically beneficial...
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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...
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As the Supreme Court prepares to issue ruling by its self-imposed deadline of July on whether DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) can continue to stand in its current form, the fate of some 700,000 immigrants...
H1B Visa
The Trump Administration is reportedly working on an executive order to ban the issuance of new H-1B visas. His order is expected to be issued before the end of this month.
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President Trump announced recently that he would “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” to stop the spread of COVID-19. Before the details of this proposed executive order had yet to come out, we could say...
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President Trump recently said that there were two reasons for virtually halting all immigration to the United States in response to COVID-19.

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