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Immigration: Conservative and economic solutions to act now

Immigration: Conservative and economic solutions to act now

Conservative solutions for immigration reform featuring commentary from Ben Carson, Sen. Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, Jeb Bush, Gov. Susana Martinez, Grover Norquist, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, John Engler, Thomas J. Donahue, Jay Timmons and Alex Nowrasteh.

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Respecting the law by fixing it

Our immigration system is broken and both parties are to blame. But now is not the time for pointing fingers and inciting division — now is the time for solutions.

FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks in Washington. Their party has seized the Senate majority. Now, an ambitious class of Republican senators faces unique challenges, and opportunities, in a GOP-led Senate under new pressure to govern amid the 2016 presidential race. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Why I'm committed to immigration reform

I am firmly committed to being part of reforming our nation's immigration laws. Conservatives and liberals agree that our complex immigration system is broken and in need of repair. Although the two sides disagree on solutions, I have three important ideas that should be part of the debate and that should please most Americans.

The reason to not give up on immigration reform

Winston Churchill said, "You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they've tried everything else." Indeed, few nations have been tested as much as the United States has.

Why immigration is good for U.S. growth

If one thing unites almost everyone in the United States, no matter their political views, it is this: We need greater investment and growth with more jobs and opportunity for as many Americans as possible. If there is another thing that most Americans can agree on, it is that too many elected leaders in Washington seem unwilling or unable to tackle the most pressing issues that face our country.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a voting rally for state Republican candidates, in Castle Rock, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Senate candidate Cory Gardner and gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez were among the candidates who joined Bush at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Jeb Bush: Congress should lead on immigration

As he flirts with a 2016 White House run, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been one of the strongest voices calling on Congress to act on its own to reform the nation's immigration system. He also has been among the Republicans to offer the most specific solutions.

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, speaks at the National Press Club, in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The time to win the future is now

We won our independence as a nation with 3 million Americans. Today we are the freest, richest and most powerful nation in the world with more than 300 million Americans. Immigration made us strong. Powerful. Economically dynamic. Growing.

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez waves to her supporters upon her arrival to the victory party on election night in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Republican Susana Martinez was re-elected beating Democratic challenger Gary King. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

Washington must act on immigration

We live in a country whose very foundation was built by immigrants — families from all around the world who, despite their differences in culture and language, had one common thread: They wanted freedom and opportunity that could be found only in America. This sentiment has endured for more than 200 years.

Paul Ryan: A detailed plan for Congress to act on immigration

Inside the House Republican caucus, Rep. Paul Ryan is the "idea's guy," unafraid to get a conversation going by putting forth fresh and concrete solutions to the nation's most pressing problems. He's done it for the federal budget, for reforming Medicare and most recently for transforming America's broken immigration system.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the winner of Utah's 3rd Congressional District, waves as he walks on stage during the Utah State GOP election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Hope for immigration reform in the 114th Congress

Our failed immigration policies in the United States don't work for anyone. I have long argued that we will never, ever solve this problem until we fix our legal immigration system.

Alex Nowrasteh - Cato Institute

The conservative case for immigration reform

The debate over immigration reform, intensified by the surge of unaccompanied child migrants at the U.S.Mexico border, has many conservatives worried.