>> And we begin by freeing Dreamers from the fear of deportation by making them US citizens so they can contribute to their full potential to the success, not just of themselves and their families, but to this country. The economists who've studied it have said that we will lose hundreds of billions of dollars to the negative if we deport them.
We will gain hundreds of billions to the positive if we keep them here. Senator Cruz has promised to deport each and every single Dreamer. That cannot be the way that Texas leads on this important issue.>> This issue presents a stark divide between Congressman O'Rourke and me. My views on immigration are simple, and I've summed them up many times in just four words, legal, good, illegal, bad.
I think the vast majority of Texans agree with that. I think that when it comes to immigration, we need to do everything humanly possible to secure the border. That means building a wall. That means technology. That means infrastructure. That means boots on the ground. And we can do all of that at the same time that we are welcoming and celebrating legal immigrants.