Politics

Newt Gingrich Talks a Little Tougher on Immigration

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

A week after presidential candidate Newt Gingrich stunned many Republicans with a relatively lenient stance on illegal immigration, Gingrich is now talking a little bit tougher on the issue. Speaking in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday, the GOP hopeful called for such measures as making English the nation's official language. But he did not back down from his controversial statement that long-time illegal immigrants with ties to the country should not be deported: