Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Promises about Immigration on Perry-O-Meter

Create criminal penalties for employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers

Impose "criminal penalties on employers who knowingly violate employment laws by hiring workers who are in Texas illegally."

Fund additional border security efforts

Continue "to commit state funding and resources for additional border security efforts in order to protect our communities and legitimate cross-border trade and travel, while enforcing the laws already on the books."

Declare repeal of Houston's "sanctuary city" rules to be emergency

Make the abolition of our sanctuary city rules an emergency item when our legislature meets this next January.