Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
"Credibility in immigration policy can be summed up in one sentence: Those who should get in, get in; those who should be kept out, are kept out; and those who should not be here will be required to leave. ...for the system to be credible, people actually have to be deported at the end of the process."
"Testimony to House Immigration Subcommittee," Feb. 24, 1995
Experts Individuals with advanced degrees in fields relevant to immigration. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to immigration.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Adjunct professor, Public Affairs, University of Texas, 1980 - 1995
Awarded, United States Military Academy's Sylvanus Thayer Award, 1995
Awarded, Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1994
Elected to the Texas and National Women's Hall of Fame
U.S. Representative (D-TX), 1972 - 1979
State Senator, Texas, 1966 - 1972
Acting Governor of Texas (one day), 1972
JD, Boston University Law School, 1959
Graduate, magna cum laude, Texas Southern University, 1956
Attended Wheatley High School
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Passed away on Jan. 17, 1996
First African-American female to serve as President Pro Tempore of the Texas State Senate
President Bill Clinton stated that he wanted to nominate Jordan for the United States Supreme Court
Jordan lay in state at the LBJ Library, The University of Texas at Austin