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Hotels, Restaurants, Retailers, Landowners, Citrus Growers Announce Multi-Industry Effort To Press Congress For Immigration Reform

The following is a press release:

Austin, TX — Several associations – spanning hotels, restaurants, landowners, citrus growers, and retailers – today announced their joint effort to press Congress to pass immigration reform this year. In addition to working from an association level, the organizations’ leadership indicated they will encourage their members to engage in urging Congress to fix our nation’s broken immigration system.

With so many Texas organizations and businesses passionate about immigration reform, Texas Restaurant Association CEO Richie Jackson said, “Now is the time for a unified effort.”   Read more »

at Mar 31, 2014 5:20 PM
       

What is Senatorial District Seven going to do with all those Illegal aliens? What path will Republicans choose today, for the future of Texas tomorrow?

I have often spoken on this subject, and have discussed this issue with friend and foe alike, in both English as well as Spanish, and see this question as pivotal to the future of the Republican Party in Texas.

What motivates me to address this topic today is something that occurred at our recent Harris County SD convention.   Read more »

at Mar 31, 2014 3:53 PM
       

Trowbridge: Undocumented immigrants deserve in-state tuition

In the most recent Republican Primary, it was pitiful to watch the candidates try to avoid the question of in-state tuition for undocumented resident students. I wish they had all read the article below by Ronald L. Trowbridge, which was originally published in the Houston Chronicle:

Raging now is the heated issue of whether undocumented workers should be permitted in-state tuition. I boldly say, yes - for two reasons: One, educated immigrants pay back more to society than they take. Two, it is ethically right to grant such tuition.   Read more »

at Mar 14, 2014 1:00 PM
       

Americans for a Conservative Direction boosts GOP on immigration

In June of 2012, ten thousand Republican Convention delegates gathered in Ft. Worth and overwhelmingly adopted a guest worker program known as the Texas Solution. Texas Republican delegates have a right to expect Texas Congressmen to support the principles of our Texas Republican Platform.   Read more »

at Feb 21, 2014 8:59 AM
       

An Open Letter to Senator Ted Cruz

Dear Senator Cruz:

Thank you for your unwavering opposition to “out of control” budgets and Obamacare!

I have been a Pro-Life Republican since I was 18 years old. I support gun rights, tort reform, less government, and tax incentives to grow business. I have been blessed as an insurance agent for nearly 50 years. I deal with hundreds of employers who are hiring employees every day. My clients are hard working, honest Americans, and they do their best to follow the laws of our country.   Read more »

at Feb 17, 2014 9:21 AM
       

Barry Smitherman Campaign Takes Its Message to Television

As the run-up to early voting, which starts in just over two weeks, Texas Attorney General candidate, Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman, is taking his message to the voters with a new television ad which launched this morning.

My first ad focuses on border security and prosecution of crime along the border because that will be one of my top priorities as the next Attorney General,” said Barry Smitherman.   Read more »

at Feb 3, 2014 11:02 AM
       

Editorial - Why Border Security and Immigration Reform Are and Must Be Linked

On the right we hear, "The border must be secured" and on the left we hear, "We must fix our broken immigration system". Both sides are right, but for a wide variety of reasons both are wrong if they will not look at the issues put forward by the other side. Our nation's immigration system is broken and is in strong need of reform to meet the economic needs of our nation.  Our border security is lacking and continues to create a huge national security problem.   Read more »

at Dec 26, 2013 12:52 PM
       

Illegal Immigration - A Federal Responsibility that Creates Texas-Size Problems for Texans

Texas DPS Protecting Texans from Illegal ImmigrationA lot of Texas politicians are quick to blame the federal government for the problems in Texas related to illegal immigration. While working with U.S. Border Watch, I have had the opportunity to speak with a lot of Texas elected officials about these problems, particularly those being faced in South Texas that are directly related to illegal immigration. Most often the response has been, immigration is a federal issue, we cannot enforce federal law.   Read more »

at Nov 27, 2013 1:49 PM
       

Massive Cartel Smuggling Tunnel Found Under U.S./Mexico Border

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has uncovered a massive tunnel Mexican cartels created to smuggle drugs and possibly human beings from Mexico into the United States. Authorities are describing the tunnel as “an elaborate cross border tunnel.”   Read more »

at Nov 6, 2013 3:26 PM
       

Exclusive Videos: Literally Cutting Holes In Border Security

The U.S./Mexico border is divided into various sectors by the U.S. Border Patrol. I recently toured several of the sectors on assignment for Breitbart News and was given an exclusive tour by the National Border Patrol Council. They revealed thousands of incidents of Mexican nationals literally cutting through our border fences and creatively exploiting other U.S. Border security infrastructure. The first video shows a crew of contractors welding and replacing U.S. border fences that had been repeatedly cut

at Oct 17, 2013 2:10 PM
       

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