|The Republican Party|
At the Faith and Freedom conference in Washington, D.C.--a gathering of social conservatives--potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush praised immigrants as a positive force in American life.
During his address, Bush (a younger brother of former President George W. Bush) noted that "immigrants are more fertile." Bush's comments, probably a clumsy choice of words, incited a controversy on Friday nonetheless.
Jeb Bush's Comments on Immigrants as a Positive Force in the United States
Politico.com: Jeb Bush's Comments About the Fertility of Immigrants
National Journal: Jeb Bush and "more fertile" immigrants
Washington Post: Jeb Bush's Comments on Immigrant Qualities