While Congress has not passed legislation permitting illegal immigrants to stay in the United States without punishment, President Barack Obama has sent directives for immigration laws to not be enforced, according to The Heritage Foundationcausing stir on the subject. Here are some of the pros and cons to amnesty legalization. The government would earn more in taxes.
So what happened and why? The big ballot encouraged straight ticket voting and the Democrats won it big. They also turned out lots of new voters who mostly voted Democratic. Incumbent County Judges lost and in Ed Emmett's case a significant libertarian and undervote more than accounts for his margin of defeat to a neophyte candidate.
The trends continued in the state where Republicans lost two Congressional and State Senate seats and over ten State House races. Republican judges were voted out in the Harris and Fort Bend area and we are replacing three hundred years of combined judicial experience with very little.
Some Democrats elected will prove to be good, many, given the lack of real experience, will not be good at all which will be to the detriment of those who appear in their courts.
Nationally, Republicans will gain three to five U. Senate seats and will lose around 30 House seats, which is average for an off-year election for a party holding the Presidency. Democrats in Texas owe O'Rourke a thank you for galvanizing the Democratic vote. Democrats nationally owe O'Rourke a thanks for nothing for soaking up Democratic money and not being willing to share it and helped the GOP win a number of close Senate races.
So, where the Democrats won, they now have to govern. Let's see how well Harris and Fort Bend counties work under Democratic control.
It will be interesting. An Analysis of Leadership with guests: About Your Editor Gary Polland is a long-time conservative and Republican spokesman, fund-raiser, and leader who completed three terms as the Harris County Republican Chairman.
He is in his twenty-first year of editing a newsletter dealing with key conservative and Republican issues.
The last seventeen years he has edited Texas Conservative Review. As a public service for the last 15 years, Gary has published election guides for the GOP primary, general elections and city elections, all with the purpose of assisting conservative candidates.
Gary serves on the Board of Directors of American Values, a national pro-family, pro-faith, conservative organization supporting the unity of the American people around the vision of our founding fathers and dedicated to reminding the public of the conservative principles fundamental to the survival of our nation.
Gary is a practicing attorney and strategic consultant. He can be reached at Gary To subscribe, simply send an email to subscribe Your thoughts and comments are welcome.Trump denies agreeing to 'amnesty' but embraces immigration reform. The president repeatedly rejected the A-word but sent mixed signals on a path to citizenship and is open to legal status for at.
pfmlures.com is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that presents research, studies, and pro and con statements on questions related to controversial issues, including illegal immigration in . The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research organization founded in It is the nation's only think tank devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United.
In , millions of people participated in protests over a proposed change to U.S.
immigration policy. These large scale mobilizations are widely seen as a historic turn point in Latino politics, especially Latino immigrant civic participation and political influence, as noted in . When someone says they support "comprehensive immigration reform," what does that mean?
"Comprehensive immigration reform" = AMNESTY AMNESTY = "Comprehensive immigration reform". It doesn't mean change it means the same failed amnesty legislation that became law and made a bad problem worse--increasing illegal immigration from 3 to over 12 million (actually closer to 20 .
Conventional political wisdom holds that there will be some sort of amnesty for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as minors.