Herbert says helping Mexican economy may cure immigration

While Gov. Gary Herbert repeated a call for federal immigration reform Thursday, he said a trade mission that he led to Mexico this month may help provide the best way to halt illegal immigration by improving that country’s economy. “The best thing we could do, and the best thing that Mexico could do, for immigration reform would be to improve their economy,” Herbert said during his monthly news ...

Herbert says helping Mexican economy may cure immigration

While Gov. Gary Herbert repeated a call for federal immigration reform Thursday, he said a trade mission that he led to Mexico this month may actually help provide the best way to halt illegal immigration by improving Mexico’s economy. “The best thing we could do, and the best thing that Mexico could do, for immigration reform would be to improve their economy,” Herbert said during his monthly ...

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Politicians opposed to immigration are making electoral gains throughout Europe, and legislators in the United States are also polarized over immigration reform, especially the status of an estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants.

Oberweis regrets ‘harsh tone’ on immigration

Before a standing-room-only crowd of immigration reform activists, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis on Tuesday offered a mea culpa for a track record of taking harsh stances on illegal immigrants. Speaking at the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition alongside a Mount Rushmore of Illinois Republicans, Oberweis admitted he was known as a “hawk” on immigration reform but said he has ...