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Greg Siskind

Texas Republicans Ignoring Hispanic Constituents and Opposing Immigration Reform

Nate Silver recently reported on which Republicans have the largest percentages of Hispanic constituents in an article talking about Republicans who might end up supporting immigration reform. But the San Antonio Express notes that a number of Texas Republicans mentioned in the Silver story are opposing immigration reform. Texas is going to be a purple state in a few years and decisions like those being made by these representatives is probably hastening that process.

About The Author

Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at

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