“We need to remain a nation that doesn’t just welcome but that celebrates legal immigrants who come here seeking to pursue the American Dream”
Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz
December 22, 1970
Is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Elected in 2012 as a Republican, he is the first Hispanic or Cuban American to serve as a U.S. senator from Texas.
He is the chairman of the subcommittee on the Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.
He is also the chairman of the subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee.