Barbara Jordan (D) was the first African-American woman to be elected to the United States House of Representatives from the State of Texas. She chaired a commission to examine the issues relating to legal immigration. Her commission called for:
- End immigration for low-skilled workers
- Enhanced border security
Listen to what she had to say about legal immigration. Her position could not be more clear and sensible.
“We have concluded that a properly regulated legal immigration is in the national interest.”