Rep. John Carter

Are House Republicans Starting To Get What Conservatives Call "Immigration Reform”?

There’s an ever so slight glimmer of hope that at least some Republicans in the House are starting to understand what real “reform” might look like – and it means closing, not opening the loopholes in the immigration system that Barack Obama has been using to allow millions of illegal aliens to stay in the United States.

Carter: Amnesty Vote in 2014 Would Hurt R's in Elections

Daniel Newhauser, Roll Call

Boehner is making a mistake pushing for an immigration overhaul this year, according to Rep. John Carter, one of the Repub. Conference’s former top immigration negotiators. Rep. Steve King said, “Any day that we’re discussing immigration here... is a day that we’re not fixing the calamity of Obamacare.”

The Politics of Amnesty Finally Sink In To Some Republicans

Rep. John Carter of Texas, one of four GOP congressmen who was part of bipartisan negotiations over comprehensive immigration policy changes last year, now says voting on the matter this year would distract from the party’s efforts to highlight flaws in President Barack Obama’s health care law.