Early political career
Jackson Lee made three unsuccessful attempts at local judgeships before becoming a municipal judge from 1987 to 1990. She has proposed increasing border security and increasing opportunities for legalization among those living in the United States. Tenure
Prior to the 110th Congress Jackson Lee served on the House Science Committee and on the Subcommittee that oversees space policy and NASA.
S. Sheila Jackson Lee (born January 12 1950) is the U.