The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
September 19th, 2020
Our Nation mourns the loss of a titan of the law. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served more than 27 years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States—notably just the second woman to be appointed to the...
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...
April 10th, 2020
As coronavirus threatens to overwhelm hospitals in areas with large numbers of patients with COVID-19, we are reminded of the importance of our healthcare workforce and the critical role that immigrants play in filling the...
February 26th, 2020
The start of a new decade means it’s time for the U.S. Census. Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a constitutionally mandated population count of our nation’s residents. Making sure that everyone is counted is...
November 20th, 2019
As the chief executive of the North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the North Texas region, I frequently tout our region’s central, easily accessible location and reasonable regulatory...
October 31st, 2019
Yesterday, a bipartisan group of 20 Republican and 24 Democrat lawmakers introduced an immigration bill called the
October 23rd, 2019
But when it comes to immigration, if he continues to follow the advice of senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, he risks alienating his evangelical base in 2020.
June 28th, 2019
The court had said that the administration's explanation for adding the question was insufficient and sent it back to the lower courts for further consideration.
February 1st, 2019
It’s been 46 years since the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v Wade allowing abortion to poison the land of the free. It started in Texas when Norma McCorvey known as ‘Jane Roe’ thought of having an abortion and filed a lawsuit...
October 5th, 2018
On the floor today, I discussed the successful vote to advance Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and detailed the shameful tactics used by Democrats to derail and destroy his nomination.
August 4th, 2020
While President Trump is not perfect and the Joe Biden-led Democrats are not your parent's Democratic Party, the forthcoming platform and their radical left agenda will transform America in a way that will leave us on the...
June 2nd, 2020
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...
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...
November 21st, 2019
Early reports speculate that the Supreme Court will likely rule that either that President Obama did not have constitutional authority to create DACA, or that President Trump had the authority to rescind it. President Obama...
November 7th, 2019
As attorneys prepare to make arguments about protections for young immigrants before the United States Supreme Court next week, nearly 50 business leaders from around Texas asked Senators John Cornyn and Ted C
October 24th, 2019
...to pass legislation granting 700,000 DACA recipients and 1.6 million Dreamers permission to remain in this country. Most DACA recipients are contributing to our economy. They have passed background checks...
October 7th, 2019
Eighty law enforcement leaders from across the country have signed on to an amicus brief that calls on the Supreme Court to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
June 19th, 2019
We are very pleased with the gains made. This was another successful session for mothers, unborn children, and vulnerable patients.
October 12th, 2018
In the last week days, we have accomplished three major things: water infrastructure, funding cold case prosecutions, and filling Justice Kennedy's seat on the United States Supreme Court.But our record of success is much...