The Mexico Center at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University hosts Rational Middle: Immigration experts for a panel discussion about immigration in America.

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The Law Center at the University of Houston hosts Rational Middle: Immigration experts for a panel discussion about immigration in America.

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Illegal immigration is the result of complex economic, legal and political factors that many Americans don’t understand.

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Houston Matters interviews Rational Middle: Immigration creators Gregory Kallenberg and Loren Steffy.

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Following Hurricane Harvey in September 2017, Houston finds itself in the grips of a housing crisis. Even before the storm caused $9 billion in housing damage, the city was struggling through a workforce shortage in the construction industry. One solution: Allow Houston’s 500,000 undocumented workers come out of the shadows to help rebuild the community, […]

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There are many ways to quantify the costs and benefits of undocumented immigrants’ burden on communities and the country — burdens on education, crime, and healthcare. But rarely do conversations include the price of border security and political capital expended on enforcing and debating the issue which wind up costing our country time and money […]

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The Immigrant’s Promise

What role does immigration play in our country’s identity and economy, and how did it become illegal in the first place?

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