State of Texas secondary Archives: on Immigration

John Ratcliffe: Lock down our borders and oppose amnesty

As U.S. Attorney, John arrested over 300 illegal immigrants on a single day. As a former terrorism prosecutor, he knows the threats an unsecured border can bring to our national security. In Congress, he'll fight to lock down our borders and will continue to oppose amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Source: 2014 TX -4 House campaign website, May 31, 2014

Jimmy Carter: Provide education for undocumented worker-children

Q. What about the recent Federal ruling affecting all school districts in regard to the enrollment of alien children?

A: As you know, the other border States at this time provide education for the undocumented alien children, undocumented worker-children. The [Texas] State government has maintained that impact aid should be given to the Texas schools. This is not legal and will not be done, because impact aid is designed for communities that have extra costs in their school sy because of military bases and other Federal installations, and not because the State government happens to disagree with the Federal Government on an issue.

So the responsibility as presently expressed by the Supreme Court is that educatio provided for the undocumented worker-children. The other States are complying with this ruling, and I feel sure that Texas will do the same since the courts have ruled

Source: Remarks at a Town hall Meeting in Corpus Christi, TX (APP) Sep 15, 1980

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