The GOP is embracing immigration reform and is under grassroots pressure to reverse its opposition to gay marriage.
Nigel Farage has rolled into a village with all sorts of problems and has offered an illogical but easy panacea. The problem comes when the other politicians try to "out-Farage" him.
A new survey shows that just one per cent of Romanians and four per cent of Bulgarians have begun to look for work in the UK and most will only migrate with a firm offer.
While public concern over immigration is relatively high, and has been increasing, it has not reached the peaks of the past.
The agency that's caused so much misery and cruelty is to be restructured, but without proper resources its successor won't be able to avoid the same mistakes.
The policy is cited by party activists as one of the main reasons voters turned against the party in 2010 after "Cleggmania".
Forcing migrants to pay a "bond" of at least £1,000 will only further deter the migrants Britain needs.
The shadow home secretary says Labour will not enter an "arms race of rhetoric on immigration" and promises "a fair, controlled system".
By declaring that low-skilled immigration is "too high", Miliband risks entering a war he cannot win.