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Thursday, January 8 • 3:25pm - 4:35pm
Texas and Immigration: State Solutions for a National Challenge - Special Feature

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Immigration is a pressing issue for Texas, with hundreds of miles of international border on the south. Yet the federal government seems hard-pressed to find solutions for this perennial issue. What can and should the state of Texas do to address the immigration challenge?

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John Fund

Commentator, Columnist, Author
John Fund is National Affairs Columnist for National Review magazine and a contributor to the  Fox News Channel. He is considered a notable expert on American politics and the nexus between politics and economics.He previously served as a columnist and editorial board member for... Read More →

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Sen. Craig Estes

District 30, Texas State Senate
Estes, R-Wichita Falls, has represented SD-30 since his election to the Texas Senate in 2001. He is chairman of the State Affairs Committee as well as the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs, and Homeland Security. Estes is vice chairman of the Natural Resources Committee, sits... Read More →
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JoAnn Fleming

Executive Director, Grassroots America
A leader in the constitutional conservative movement for twenty-two years, JoAnn Fleming is the executive director of Grassroots America – We the People, the largest constitutional conservative organization in East Texas and one of the largest in the state. She is the two-term Chair... Read More →
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Alex Nowrasteh

Policy Analyst, Immigration, Cato Institute
Alex Nowrasteh is the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute.  His popular work has appeared in many newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, the Houston Chronicle, the Boston Globe, the San Jose Mercury, Politico and elsewhere.  His scholarly publications have... Read More →
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Rep. Matt Schaefer

District 6, Texas House of Representatives
State Representative Matt Schaefer has broad and unique experience in the private sector and in public service. His work ethic, family life, faith in God, and commitment to country led Matt to be a strong conservative leader for East Texas.  Matt is currently a Lieutenant Commander... Read More →
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Rep. Paul Workman

District 47, Texas House of Representatives
First elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2012, State Representative Paul D. Workman has served the people of House District 47 in the Texas House of Representatives since January 2011. House District 47 includes most of western Travis County as well as portions of southern Travis County.Representative... Read More →

Thursday January 8, 2015 3:25pm - 4:35pm CST
Capitol Ballroom FG 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

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