Brad Bailey: The TT Interview

In June the Republican Party of Texas adopted what conservative proponents of immigration reform called a sensible policy on the issue, one that called for a national guest-worker program. That plank of the party's platform was championed by the “Texas Immigration Solution,” a Houston-based nonprofit that also calls for a secure border and alternatives to mass deportation.

GOP leaders say the policy is evidence to Hispanic voters and Texas business owners that Republicans are on the side of economic migrants and the employers who need them. It's in contrast to the national party's platform, which urges self-deportation ...

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