News & Updates

Immigration Reform is Good for Business

Texas Association of Business Blog

August 24, 2022

Featuring Stan Marek,  CEO of the Marek Family of Companies, and Charles Foster, Chairman, Foster LLP, TEG Steering Committee Members

 

Immigration Experts Call for ID and Tax, Sensible Immigration Solutions at Center for Houston's Future Event

TexasGOPVote

August 5, 2022

Featuring Stan Marek,  CEO of the Marek Family of Companies, TEG Steering Committee Member

 

Immigrants accounted for over 20% of Texas' workforce, study finds

The Dallas Morning News

July 15, 2022

Featuring Glenn Hamer,  President and CEO of the Texas Association of Business, and Justin Yancy, President of the Texas Business Leadership Council, TEG Steering Committee Members

Opinion: My Texas businesses need skilled workers and immigrants can help. Make DACA permanent.

Houston Chronicle

July 12, 2022

Authored by Russell Molina, CEO of Superior Trophies and Buckles, The Hat Store, and Rewards, TEG Coalition Member

Opinion: The tools to tackle Texas' labor shortage

Austin American-Statesman

July 8, 2022

Authored by Justin Yancy, President of the Texas Business Leadership Council, TEG Steering Committee Member

Business Leaders Reach Consensus on DACA and ID and Tax solution at Amegy Bank Town Hall in Houston

TexasGOPVote

June 30, 2022

Featuring Amegy Bank,  Jacob Monty, Managing Partner of Monty & Ramirez LLP, and Stan Marek, CEO of the Marek Family of Companies, TEG Coalition Members

Commentary: Clear a path to citizenship for immigrants

San Antonio Express-News

June 26, 2022

Authored by Glenn Hamer, President  and CEO of the Texas Association of Business, TEG Steering Committee Member

OPINION: When it comes to immigration, Texas can lead on innovative economic solutions

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

June 24, 2022

Authored by Bobby Jenkins, CEO of  ABC Home & Commercial Services, TEG Coalition Member

Texas Business Leaders Call for DACA and TPS Legislation

TexasGOPVote

June 16, 2022

Authored by TEG Coalition Members

New research shows economic power of Hispanic households in RGV

Rio Grande Guardian

June 7, 2022

Featuring Cynthia Sakulenzki,  President and CEO of the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Member

Texas Leaders Come Together to Recognize the Contributions of Texan Immigrants & Emphasize the Need for Reform As Immigrant Heritage Month Begins

TexasGOPVote

June 2, 2022

Featuring TEG Steering Committee Members Melissa Stewart, Senior Executive Director, Texas Restaurant Association and Glenn Hamer, CEO of the Texas Association of Business (TAB)

Hispanic Americans are Helping Put the Rio Grande Valley on the Map

Immigration Impact

June 2, 2022

Featuring Texans for Economic Growth

Immigrants bring economic growth to Katy area, expert says

Katy Times

April 13, 2022

Featuring Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Member

Commentary: Texas' economy needs immigrants

San Antonio Express-News

April 6, 2022

Authored by Richard Perez, President and CEO of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Member

 

Add Declining Immigration to Problems Weighing on the Labor Market

The Wall Street Journal

April 5, 2022

Featuring  Adam Lampert, CEO of Manchester Care Homes and Cambridge Caregivers, TEG Coalition Member

 

Stewart: Immigration reform could fill critical workforce gaps

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

March 18, 2022

Authored by Melissa Stewart, Senior Executive Director at the Texas Restaurant Association, TEG Coalition Steering Committee Member

 

How to Stop the Migrant Caravans That Are Headed to Texas

TexasMonthly

January 18, 2022

Authored by Stan Marek, CEO of Marek Brothers Construction, author of Deconstructed: An Insider's View of Immigration and the Building Trades, and TEG Coalition Steering Committee Member

 

Texas Hispanic population has become an economic powerhouse

Spectrum News 1

November 30, 2021

TEG Coalition research release

Opinion: The labor shortage is here to stay - bipartisan immigration reform is the answer

Houston Chronicle

November 17, 2021

Authored by Steve Stephens, CEO of Amegy Bank, TEG Coalition Member

Opinion: Why Texas businesses are welcoming Afghan refugees

El Paso Matters

November 4, 2021

Authored by Glenn Hamer, CEO of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), TEG Coalition Member

Here's how much immigrants drive Katy's population growth, economy

Houston Business Journal

October 26, 2021

Featuring Katy Area Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Member

Why Texas Businesses Need the Dream and Promise Act

TexasGOPVote

June 28, 2021

Authored by Glenn Hamer, CEO of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), TEG Coalition Member

El Paso business leaders urge protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children

El Paso Matters

May, 31, 2021

Featuring Wood Hunt, Senior Chairman of Hunt Companies and Cindy Ramos-Davidson, CEO of the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Members

New data highlights economic contributions of Dreamers in El Paso, other Texas Metros

El Paso Herald-Post

March 30, 2021

TEG Coalition research release

 

Commentary: I’m a Latino Republican — and I rejected Trump

San Antonio Express-News

November 24, 2020

Authored by Jacob Montilijo Monty, Houston-based immigration lawyer and Republican activist, TEG Coalition Member

 

Commentary: Suspending visas will further upend our economy

San Antonio Express-News

August 6, 2020

Authored by Dennis Nixon, CEO of IBC Bank, TEG Coalition Member

 

Opinion: H-1B visa holders are key to the Texas economy

Austin American-Statesman

July 18, 2020

Authored by Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs, TEG Coalition Member

Opinion: Don’t suspend H-1B visas. Texas needs immigrants for economic recovery

Houston Chronicle

July 16, 2020

Authored by Laura Huffman, President and CEO of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of the Metro 8 Chambers, TEG Coalition Members

 

Texans for Economic Growth Urges Legislative Action on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

TexasGOPVote

July 9, 2020

 

DACA Texans are essential to our COVID-19 response and economic future

The Dallas Morning News

June 22, 2020

Authored by Chris Wallace, Chief Executive, North Texas Commission, TEG Coalition Member

Texas Companies Would Feel The Impact Of A Limit On H-1B Visas

KERA News

June, 21, 2020

Dallas Regional Chamber, TEG Coalition Member

 

Jon Barela: Dreamers essential to El Paso community, economy

El Paso Times

June 19, 2020

Authored by Jon Barela, CEO of the Boderplex Alliance, TEG Steering Committee Member

 

Op-ed: DACA is essential to the success of the United States

Houston Business Journal

June 18, 2020

Authored by Jeff Moseley, President & CEO, Texas Association of Business, TEG Coalition Member

SCOTUS Allows DACA to Continue​​​​​

TexasGOPVote

June 18, 2020

Authored by Norman Adams, President, Adams Insurance Service, Inc., and Co-Founder of TxSIP, TEG Coalition Member

Immigrants are caring for our seniors during pandemic

Rational Middle Blog

June 12, 2020

Authored by Adam Lampert, CEO, Manchester Place Care Homes and Cambridge Caregivers, TEG Coalition Member

 

Opinion: Who will rebuild after the next storm? Undocumented workers, unless we break the current cycle

Houston Chronicle

June 12, 2020

Co-Authored by Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK, TEG Steering Committee Member

 

Justin Yancy: Dreamers are essential to Texas — it’s time to let them stay

Waco Tribune-Herald

June 11, 2020

Authored by Justin Yancy, President of the Texas Business Leadership Council, TEG Steering Committee Member

ID and Tax Still Makes Sense

TexasGOPVote

May 14, 2020

Authored by Norman Adams, President, Adams Insurance Service, Inc., and Co-Founder of TxSIP, TEG Coalition member

New American Economy Organizer and Coalition Builder Discusses Immigration Issues on Rational Middle Podcast

Construction Citizen

May 7, 2020

Essential and Undocumented: The Face of the Recovery

Rational Middle Blog

April 9, 2020

Authored by Stan Marek, CEO of MAREK, TEG Steering Committee Member

 

Want to change the conversation about immigration? Think like an El Pasoan

El Paso Times

February 27, 2020

Article on community symposium co-hosted by TEG Honorary Members: Rice University’s Baker Institute and Rational Middle with panel discussions including TEG Steering Committee Member Jon Barela of the Borderplex Alliance

 

Invitation to Gov. Abbott to Meet With TX Business Leaders about Refugee Resettlement

TexasGOPVote

January 15, 2020

Authored by Norman Adams, President, Adams Insurance Service, Inc., and Co-Founder of TxSIP, TEG Coalition Member

It's time to end labor shortages for Texas farmers

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

January 28, 2020

Authored by Dante Galeazzi, President and CEO of the Texas International Produce Association, TEG Coalition Member

 

Presidential Candidates Should Debate Sensible Stances on Immigration Reform

TexasGOPVote

January 27, 2020

Authored by Norman Adams, President, Adams Insurance Service, Inc., and Co-Founder of TxSIP, TEG Coalition Member

Texas needs Dreamers to continue contributing to our economic growth
The Dallas Morning News

November 14, 2019

Authored by Chris Wallace,  Chief Executive, North Texas Commission, TEG Coalition Member

Looking for a Solution in the Trump Era, Business Leaders Gather in Houston for Immigration Summit

Construction Citizen and Quorum Report

October 7, 2019

 

Stick to the facts on immigration issues

Austin American-Statesman

September 27, 2019

Authored by Chelsie Kramer, State Organizer for New American Economy on behalf of the TEG Steering Committee

Immigration reform could boost Longview's labor force for years to come

Longview News-Journal

September 21, 2019

Authored by Kelly Hall, President and CEO, Longview Chamber of Commerce, TEG Coalition Member

 

Hiring immigrants is critical to my tech company's success

Austin American-Statesman

September 1, 2019

Authored by Ahmed Moledina, President and CEO at SOAL Technologies, LLC, TEG Coalition Member

 

The Critical Role Undocumented Immigrants Play In Texas' Economy

TexasGOPVote

August 29, 2019

Authored by Norman Adams, President, Adams Insurance Service, Inc., TEG Coalition Member

 

Immigrant workers are why my health care business has grown

TribTalk

July 24, 2019

Authored by Adam Lampert, CEO, Manchester Place Care Homes and Cambridge Caregivers, TEG Coalition Member

 

Unfair immigration policies are hurting economic growth in Texas

The Dallas Morning News

July 15, 2019

Authored by Chris Wallace, President and CEO of the North Texas Commission, TEG Coalition Member

 

Houston business leaders' solution to the immigration crisis [Opinion]

The Houston Chronicle and TexasGOPVote

July 13, 2019

Authored by Stan Marek, CEO of  MAREK, TEG Coalition Member

Dead in the Water: Legislation to End In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students Gains no Traction at Texas Legislature

TexasGOPVote

May 9, 2019

 

CEO of Ft. Bend Chamber of Commerce: 'Dreamers benefit Texas' [Opinion]

Houston Chronicle

April 4, 2019

Authored by Keri Schmidt, President and CEO of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce,  TEG Coalition Member

 

Lawmakers and Business Leaders Discuss Commonsense Immigration Reform at Rational Middle of Immigration Video Screening

TexasGOPVote

April 2, 2019

 

Why Leaders In The Construction Industry Say Immigration Reform Could Solve Houston’s Workforce Woes

Houston Public Media

March 21, 2019

 

EDITORIAL: Former president sets right note amidst ongoing immigration war

Waco Tribune-Herald

March 20, 2019

 

It’s the workforce, stupid. Why Texas business is gearing up to fight for immigrants

The Dallas Morning News 

March 19, 2019

 

Reducing immigration would deal big blow to local economy, study finds

The Houston Chronicle

March 7, 2019

 

Editorial: Lawmakers should stand up for the Dream Act

Austin American Statesman

February 28, 2019

 

Coalición advierte sobre impacto económico de cancelación de Acta del Sueño

Telemundo Austin

February 27, 2019

 

Report: Repealing In-State Tuition for ‘Dreamers’ Would Cost Texas $400M a Year

Capital Tonight on Spectrum News

February 26, 2019

 

Analysis: Killing in-state tuition for ‘Dreamers’ would cost Texas $400 million a year

Austin American Statesman

February 26, 2019

 

New Business Coalition, Texans for Economic Growth, and Texas Business Immigration Coalition Launch Texas Compact on Immigration

Austin Business Journal

February 26, 2019


TXSIP Signs Texas Compact on Immigration

Texas GOP Vote

February 26, 2019

 

Study: Repeal of in-state tuition for undocumented students could cost Texas $400 million annually

Quorum Report

February 26, 2019

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