Published March 20, 2012
The DREAM Act doesn’t stop illegal immigration—it only encourages more of it by rewarding lawbreakers.
Published February 21, 2012
Americans learned this month that the country’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in three years, but is still too high at 8.3 percent. At first glance this appears to be good news for U.S. workers. But a closer look reveals that joblessness continues to rise for those who compete most with illegal immigrants for scarce jobs: low-skilled American workers and teenagers.
Published January 19, 2012
SOPA is a constitutional bill that protects free speech and America’s intellectual property. It’s not censorship to enforce the law and stop criminal activity.
Published September 12, 2011
The 9/11 terrorist attacks demonstrated the need to secure our borders and enforce our immigration laws to keep terrorists from entering the U.S. Although we have made significant strides to protect the homeland, cracks in our immigration system and along the border remain.
Published May 29, 2011
The Supreme Court got it right this week. Not only is the E-Verify law constitutional, it is commonsense. American jobs should be preserved for Americans and legal workers. Congress should now act to expand E-Verify across the United States.
Published May 13, 2011
President Obama spoke about immigration this week in Texas. But the speech is divorced from reality. If the president is serious about helping the economy and putting Americans back to work, it’s time for him to start enforcing our immigration laws.
Published April 01, 2011
While the Obama administration claims their approach is working, the truth is that the Southwest border remains porous and millions of illegal immigrants currently work in the United States.
Published January 19, 2011
As a Republican representative in Congress I am one of many who is taking the first step to repeal the new health care law because it stifles job creation, increases costs and limits freedom.
Published October 28, 2010
It is my hope that on Tuesday voters will not forget the lessons learned on 9/11.
Published September 21, 2010
As the president’s sagging approval ratings show, nobody likes the kind of point guard who ignores the team. Nowhere is this more clear than in the area of immigration.