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
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...
August 28th, 2019
Leaders in Texas’ business, law enforcement, and faith communities met at Austin Stone Community Church recently for a Texas convening of Bibles, Badges, and Business hosted by the National Immigration Forum.
July 31st, 2019
“If there’s one thing that we know about the American economy, we need two things: We need the skilled engineer as much as we need the skilled farmworker. The innovation that we’ve built in the US over generations depends on...
April 2nd, 2019
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...
March 14th, 2019
Business leaders and professionals met at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy to hear from experts who shared current data and research on immigration in Houston at an event co-sponsored by the Baker...
January 29th, 2019
The United States’ program for high-skilled immigrant workers, H-1B visas, is a portion of the immigration picture that even President Donald Trump has said is necessary and should potentially be expanded.
October 24th, 2018
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle are working hard to bust the myths around the immigration debate.
September 26th, 2018
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle have now released three additional installments of their documentary series on immigration, first tackling the question of whether a physical barrier along the United States’...
August 30th, 2018
Our lawmakers talk a lot about our broken immigration system these days, but they have not been productive in fixing it. The latest liberal talking point is to call for abolishing ICE.
May 28th, 2020
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
October 30th, 2019
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle have now also launched a podcast tackling the tough topic of immigration.
August 2nd, 2019
It’s no secret that our country’s immigration system is failing.
May 2nd, 2019
Business leaders attended a program to learn about and discuss the future of workforce and immigration in greater Houston and Montgomery County in The Woodlands last week.
March 20th, 2019
The filmmakers behind the award-winning Rational Middle documentary series on immigration will showcase their work and host a discussion on the issue at an
March 7th, 2019
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday told a group of business leaders and others gathered at Rice University that he’s proud to lead a city that’s fighting the Texas Legislature’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants...
January 16th, 2019
As the new year gets underway, the filmmakers at The Rational Middle are digging into more aspects of immigration policy that have proven politically difficult if not impossible thus far.
October 12th, 2018
Armed with data and cool reasoning, the filmmakers at the Rational Middle are taking direct aim at one of the biggest myths out there: That undocumented immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans.
September 10th, 2018
The curtain is rising once again on Immigration Theater, that political playhouse in which the Trump administration engages in headline-grabbing showmanship rather than actually addressing the issue of illegal immigration....