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Matteo Salvini: Immigration and Luca Traini

matteo salvini: Immediately after, Matteo Salvini, the head of the far-right Lega, or League Party, went on national television blaming both crimes on what he called Italy's out-of-control immigration policy, according to CBC. Italy heads to the polls Sunday to elect its 65th government in seven decades. Luca Traini, a fascist-sympathizing gunman, went on a drive-by shooting rampage, wounding the migrants, supposedly in revenge for the killing of an 18-year-old Italian woman for which a Nigerian was arrested. And far-right parties such as the League have pushed immigration to the forefront of the debate. But those issues got overshadowed by immigration. At the start the campaign, it looked like the debate would focus on the two most urgent issues facing Italy, namely its relationship with the European Union and employment, says Italian political historian Vera Capperucci. ( As reported in the news.