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  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 5:49 AM ET

    ISTANBUL— Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad. Biden announced $135 million in new U.S. aid for Syrian civilians,...

  • Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 3:48 AM ET

    "We alone, I say it openly, we the Senate are waiting in our duty to stop this lawless administration and its unconstitutional amnesty," said one of them, Sen. In remarks on the Senate floor, according to his office, he was channeling Cicero, the ancient Roman orator. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate leader Mitch McConnell want none of that.

  • President Barack Obama' s executive action easing the threat of deportation for 4.7 million undocumented immigrants is unlikely to cover many of those eligible because of practical hurdles, immigration lawyers said. Only 44 percent of the 1.2 million eligible immigrants under the 2012 order had been approved after two years, according to the Migration...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 21- President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote. With many Americans skeptical of his decision to bypass Congress and impose an immigration...

  • Chuck Todd: Immigration politics complicated     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Discussing disconnect in Washington. D.C. following President Obama's executive action, with "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd.

  • Immigration battle builds     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    President Obama is on the road to build support for the executive action order he outlined regarding immigration, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Discussing whether President Obama's executive action on immigration will depress wages, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Business boon from immigration plan: Expert     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Professor and historian Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, is the author of "Latino Landscapes." He discusses the lower regulatory burden to small business from President Obama's new immigration plans.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration had sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation and vowed to lead a fight to block the order. Obama is set to sign the order, the biggest U.S. immigration changes in a decade, later on Friday at a high school in Las...

  • Obama's immigration plan risks backlash Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Mexican agricultural workers cultivate romaine lettuce on a farm in Holtville, Calif.

    The president's immigration actions may actually worsen labor shortages that many industry groups hope reform will fix.

  • Tech world needs high-skilled foreigners: CEO Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 12:51 PM ET
    National Venture Capital Association President and CEO Bobby Franklin.

    Immigration reform that entrepreneurs and tech companies need already has bipartisan support, the National Venture Capital Association CEO said.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- The morning after President Barack Obama announced his sweeping action to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative groups and states were already pulling together legal strategies to dismantle the plan. Opponents said there will likely be a three-pronged legal approach to stymie Obama's moves: Congress could sue the president for...

  • Obama sabotaged immigration reform efforts: GOP Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Jose Cruz wears a U.S. flag during a demonstration in favor of immigration reform outside of the White House in Washington, D.C.

    South Carolina Republican Mick Mulvaney criticized Obama's executive actions on immigration, while New Jersey Democrat Bill Pascrell defended the White House.

  • Venture Capital's immigration request     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    Discussing the technology industry's view of President Obama's new immigration plans, with Bobby Franklin National Venture Capital Association President & CEO.

  • Small business & immigration     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The President's new immigration policies could have a huge impact on the business community, especially small businesses that are trying to retain and attract workers.

  • Discussing the move in the markets after dovish comments by ECB's Draghi, with Art Cashin of UBS. Also, Cashin shares his view of President Obama's immigration plans.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd, about President Obama's immigration executive order.

  • House GOP sues Obama administration on health law Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Legal experts expressed doubts that the GOP would prevail or that the case could be concluded during Obama's presidency. GOP lawmakers said those unilateral actions were unconstitutional and have promised unspecified congressional action. A Republican official said party leaders might amend the suit to include Obama's immigration actions, which would...

  • Boehner: Obama can't be trusted to enforce law Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration "deliberately sabotage" bipartisan efforts.

  • I warned the president, says House Speaker John Boehner, commenting on President Obama's immigration plan.