Texans are not opposed to sensible immigration. In fact, Texas celebrates the diversity that immigration brings. What Texans do want, however, is for those who emigrate to do so properly and in a manner consistent with the needs of Texas. On the issue of immigration, Texas has always sought a sustainable equilibrium. It is reasonable to assume that Texas would implement a sensible immigration policy that allows immigration based on the ability of Texas to handle the increased infrastructure requirements and the need to supplement the pool of skilled workers required for business and industry. Citizens would be given priority in employment, with immigration used to supplement shortages in key job sectors. Concretely addressing the immigration and security concerns of Texans leads to greater confidence in our institutions, frees up public sector expenditure, and leads to better relations with our neighbor to the south.
While laws regarding this topic within Texas are not yet in place, the law will