Top Democrat: GOP is 'animated by racism'

Apr 14, 2014

Top Democrat: GOP is 'animated by racism'

An overhaul to the broken U.S. immigration system remains stalled because “the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism,” the head of the committee to elect Democratic lawmakers to the House said Sunday. Rep. Steve Israel’s comments are in line with ...

Hard-line Arizona governor won't run for re-election

Mar 13, 2014

Hard-line Arizona governor won't run for re-election

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, known for her hard-line stance on illegal immigration and a stand-up row with President Barack Obama, said Wednesday she will not seek re-election this year. The 69-year-old Republican, governor of the state bordering Mexico, said she will remain politically active ...

Mar 7, 2014

Immigration report sparks British coalition row

Britain’s coalition government was bitterly divided over immigration on Thursday after the Conservative minister in charge of the issue accused Business Secretary Vince Cable from the Liberal Democrats of asserting “falsehoods” about the impact of immigrant labor. The row between Immigration Minister James Brokenshire ...