October 22nd, 2020
Immigration Policy, one of the biggest topics of the 2016 Presidential elections, was not discussed in the first presidential and vice presidential debates.
September 24th, 2020
The American dream is alive and well in the Houston construction industry, as evidenced by the inspiring story of Stacia Brightmon, a single mother of two boys in Houston who is now working for S&B Engineers and...
September 11th, 2020
It's humbling and an immense honor to be considered for the Supreme Court.
July 15th, 2020
In a swift reversal, the Trump administration has agreed to rescind a directive that would have barred international college students from the U.S. if their colleges offered classes entirely online in the fall semester.
May 21st, 2020
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.
May 1st, 2020
Americans expect that their tax dollars will be used for Coronavirus response, not to backfill decades of bad fiscal policy.
April 17th, 2020
Yesterday I was asked to join President Trump's task force to re-open the economy as the nation continues to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9th, 2020
During a conference call hosted by the National Immigration Forum on Wednesday, Health Care leaders called upon the Trump Administration to take actions to advance immigration solutions that protect essential workers on the...
March 13th, 2020
President Trump declared a national emergency Friday as the number of daily new coronavirus cases in the US continues to rise. The declaration will help ease the distribution of up to $50 billion in federal emergency funds...
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...
October 8th, 2020
In response to COVID-19, the Trump administration ordered immigration enforcement agencies along the border to expel those apprehended under 42 U.S.C. § 265.
September 22nd, 2020
As member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I issued the following statement after the Trump administration issued new sanctions on Iran and amid reports that the United States is issuing an executive order locking...
July 30th, 2020
In support of our shared goal of making drugs affordable, House Republicans are championing H.R. 19, a bill comprised of bipartisan solutions to lower the costs of medicines for workers and seniors while accelerating new...
June 17th, 2020
The executive order signed by the President today is an important step forward to ensure all our communities are safe because it promotes best practices across law enforcement. When Congress addresses police reform...
May 14th, 2020
In April, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending most methods of legal immigration.
April 30th, 2020
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.
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...
March 18th, 2020
Congress and the Administration are set to begin negotiations on a “phase three” package aimed at securing our economy as communities work to fight the novel coronavirus.
March 13th, 2020
President Trump formally declared a national emergency Friday afternoon to address the burgeoning coronavirus pandemic.