Houston Chronicle Opinion | For the 2nd Congressional District: Todd Litton

Look up gerrymandering in the dictionary and you might see a picture of Texas’ tadpole-shaped Second Congressional District. Atascocita and Humble form the head and the long tail stretches through Spring, west Houston and the Heights before ending near Rice University. Longtime...

What Trump could really do on immigration

From the start of his campaign, no issue was more central to Donald Trump’s appeal than immigration: He launched his run last year with the promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, and expanded his pitch to triple the number of ICE agents, end sanctuary cities and...

Could Immigration Be the Issue Trump Uses to Make Good on Promises to Unify the Country?

With the election results in, it’s no surprise that half the country is going to work and school this morning deflated.  In a sense, that was bound to happen no matter the final outcome, largely due to the polarized nature of American politics and the current America...

Influential House Members Planning Immigration Push in 2017

By Jon Reid Two influential House Democrats are planning another shot at immigration reform next year, regardless of who controls the House. Veteran Reps. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) have already held “preliminary discussions” about crafting draft...

Major US Immigration Reform in Store for 2017

By Charles Foster I learned the hard way that it is difficult to make predictions as to when Congress will finally enact broad- based, comprehensive immigration reform. Having served as a senior immigration policy adviser for President George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, I felt...
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