A nation that cannot protect its borders cannot ensure its sovereignty.
"America is a magnet to those around the world who seek freedom and the opportunity for a better life for themselves and their families. We are, however, a nation of laws that must be respected."
* Working with federal leaders to build a permanent physical barrier along our nation's southern border
* Co-sponsor of legislation to permanently bar Tennessee driver's licenses from being issued to illegal immigrants
* Sponsored legislation to require all Tennessee employers to verify the legal status of all prospective employees with the Department of Homeland Security
* Sponsored legislation to allow employers to require English in the workplace without fear of lawsuits
* Working to crack down on those who produce and use fraudulent documentation when applying for a job in Tennessee