President Trump, in a meeting with Democratic leaders in the Oval Office yesterday, threatened to shut down the federal government later this month if Congress doesn’t approve funding for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. But is it worth it? Will the wall, and the billions it will cost, result in better border security? […]

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President Trump has proposed a fence that would stretch 2,000 miles and cost as much as $25 billion. Economic analysis raises significant questions about what Americans would be getting for their money.

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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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Our dream arrived one day in a nondescript envelope. Inside were two plastic cards for my wife and me granting us permanent U.S. residency.

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