Robert Liang and his wife, Alice, are living arguments for backers of an immigration-law revision: Though undocumented, they’re hardworking small-business owners who don’t want government help. The immigrants from Taiwan also embody an argument for its opponents: They’re older than 50.
North West Company Inc., the oldest Canadian grocer, is trading at a record high as its dominance of remote markets from the Arctic to the South Pacific shields it from U.S. competitors such as Target Corp.
President Barack Obama’s anticipated choice of Caroline Kennedy to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan would put a woman with an international political pedigree into a high-profile U.S. diplomatic post.
Republican Senator Scott Brown called Washington politicians “pigs at a trough” while Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren tied him to an attack on the late Edward Kennedy as “Public Enemy No. 1” during their third debate in the Massachusetts Senate race.