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  • Shortage of Immigration Workers?     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the immigration debate in Washington and around the country.

  • Closer to Immigration Reform?     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Tens of thousands are rallying outside the U.S. Capitol to demand immigration reform. The "Kudlow Report" panel provides perspective.

  • Will Tech Titans' PAC Harm Silicon Valley's Brand? Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:25 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg speaks with the media after launching a new Facebook mobile phone platform.

    Silicon Valley’s latest attempt to shape national policy risks attracting negative publicity, critics say.

  • Immigration Reform and Mitigating Financial Risk     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO, weighs in on immigration reform and creating jobs in America.

  • Immigration Reform: What's It Going to Cost? Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET
    A petitioner holds a US flag during a naturalization ceremony.

    Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.

  • Steve Case, The Case Foundation, shares his thoughts on how to find qualified workers and create jobs.

  • A Sign of Growth?     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    U.S. firms will max out the number of immigration visas allowed for highly skilled foreign workers, reports CNBC's Jane Wells; and Blueseed co-founder & CEO Max Marty, offers insight on his floating city.

  • What's Squeezing the Middle Class?     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the outlook on jobs and immigration reform, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Immigration Reform Closer?     Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    An agreement with labor and business groups on a Visa program for low-skilled workers may be closer than ever. Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ); Christy Setzer, New Heights Communications; and conservative strategist Ron Meyer, discuss. Also, a look at some government money spent we wish was a joke.

  • Immigration Deal at Hand, Focus Turns to Details Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 7:02 AM ET
    An immigrant from Colombia chants during a rally on immigration reform in front of the White House.

    Big business and big labor have settled on a framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers need to resolve the nitty-gritty—and keep their parties' political flanks mollified.

  • US Business, Labor Groups Reach Immigration Deal Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Major U.S. business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a guest-worker program that removes a major hurdle to a broad immigration overhaul and clears the way for Senate legislation to be introduced soon, according to a source.

  • Our Massively One-Sided Immigration Debate Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:48 PM ET
    A fence separates the cities of Nogales, Arizona (L) and Nogales, Sonora Mexico.

    A new study from the Sunlight Foundation reveals who is dominating the $1.5 billion lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. over immigration reform. You might be surprised by the results.

  • Lofoten Islands, Norway

    Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly throttling big chunks of Norway's economy.

  • Economics and the Moral Weight of Citizenship Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 5:36 PM ET

    Tyler Cowen argues that economists shouldn't give moral weight to national interest. But that's just wrong.

  • DHS Releases 2,000 Illegal Immigrants     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    The State Department gave the Keystone Pipeline a major boost today, and the Department of Homeland Security released 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Ari Melber, Nation Magazine and Andrew McCarthy, Former Federal Prosecutor, provide perspective.

  • Growth in Singapore Poised to Change Dramatically     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    James Sullivan, Head of ASEAN / Singapore Research at JP Morgan tells us why Singapore's cap on immigration will effectively hobble the nation's economy.

  • 15 Senators Request Hagel Nomination Pull     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports tonight's latest headlines, including 15 Republican senators are sending a letter to President Obama asking him to pull Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary.

  • Foreign Workers the Focus of Singapore Budget Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 1:40 AM ET
    Singapore's financial district at dusk

    Singapore is likely to announce more steps to slow an influx of foreign workers in a budget aimed at placating public anger about a surge in immigration blamed for overcrowding, rising prices and competition for jobs and housing.

  • 3,000 Strong: Singapore Stages Rare Protest     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    In a rare show of protest, Singaporeans staged a rally to reject new government population policies.

  • A New Immigration Policy for Singapore?     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Wolfgang Lutz, Founder and Director, Wittgenstein Center for Demography and Global Human Capital discusses the demographic challenges in Singapore and Hong Kong.