Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, has a 77 percent white district and has made immigration his signature issue. One of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s first acts was to cave to Brooks in nixing an immigration overhaul.
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, has a 77 percent white district and has made immigration his signature issue. One of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s first acts was to cave to Brooks in nixing an immigration overhaul. J. Scott Applewhite Associated Press file
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, has a 77 percent white district and has made immigration his signature issue. One of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s first acts was to cave to Brooks in nixing an immigration overhaul. J. Scott Applewhite Associated Press file

Ryan caved on immigration to become speaker

November 03, 2015 9:29 AM