TOKYO, Dec 11- During the early days of "Abenomics," U.S. businesses were optimistic they could convince Japan's government to make a small change to the nation's tight immigration rules to let more household helpers into the country.» Read More
President Obama says the US. will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives.
CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of President Obama's announcement on a big change to U.S. immigration policy.
One of Greece’s most powerful weapons in the fight to get its economy back on track and avoid a potentially catastrophic crash out of the euro could be the millions of Greeks who live elsewhere.
Whether it’s wealthy French or Americans fleeing the prospect of higher taxes or wealthy Russians and Chinese trying to escape political uncertainty, millionaires and billionaires around the world are migrating like never before, according to government statistics and relocation experts.
The Supreme Court, suddenly at the heart of presidential politics, is preparing what could be blockbuster rulings on health care and immigration shortly before the fall election.
Arizona's controversial immigration law heads to the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow. NBC's Pete Williams offers a preview. Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA, and Alan Wilson, South Carolina Attorney General, weigh in.
As the French presidential race enters its final lap, President Nicolas Sarkozy and his socialist opponent Francois Hollande look set to move on to the second round of the elections. But the country's far-left and far-right candidates may cause an upset.
As more legal and illegal immigrants stay home, there is concern about how it will affect the US labor pool, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
As the House begins debate on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (‘JOBS’ Act), one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs, Steve Case, is urging members to “seize the moment”.
"Every American should want immigration reform," says President Obama, adding that he gives credit to President George W. Bush for his efforts on comprehensive immigration reform, while keeping strong border security.
While Mitt Romney is taking a hard line on immigration even as the Republican primaries head toward the heavily Hispanic states of Nevada, Colorado and Arizona, the Mormon Church to which he belongs has become a decisive player in promoting policies that are decidedly more friendly toward immigrants, The New York Times reports.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) discusses the Sunshine State's GOP primary. "Florida is a microcosm for the rest of the country, and whoever wins decisively here, will do well in the general election." He also weighs in on regulatory reform; jobs and economic empowerment; and what the Republican party needs to do to reach out to the Hispanic community.
Without treatment to replace his failing kidneys, doctors knew, the man in Bellevue hospital would die. He was a waiter in his early 30s, a husband and father of two, so well liked at the Manhattan restaurant where he had worked for a decade that everyone from the customers to the dishwasher was donating money to help his family.
Scott Budman, KNTV reports the Supreme Court will hear Arizona's controversial immigration case, with NBC's Pete Williams. Also, Canada is pulling out of the Kyoto Protocol; MF Global's former CEO, Jon Corzine, will testify at a Senate subcommittee on Tuesday; and New Jersey Nets owner and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov intends to run against Vladmir Putin for president of Russia.
A new Senate bill would help spur demand in U.S. housing by offering foreign investors a three-year "homeowners visa" if they invest half a million dollars cash and stay in the house for 180 days, co-sponsor Charles Schumer told CNBC Monday.
Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.
Discussing a bipartisan bill that calls for a series of tax, immigration and regulatory reforms, with Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), and Sen. Chris Coons, (D-DE).
Home sales are bouncing along the bottom, home prices still haven't hit bottom, and government proposals to juice the housing market are simply falling flat. The one bright spot in the hardest hit markets is foreign investment.
Prejudice in society undermines the development of human capital and could set back the recovery of economies hit by the financial crisis, according to a new report by UBS.
A decision by the Supreme Court last week upholding an Arizona law that imposes harsh penalties on businesses that hire illegal immigrants could foreshadow a serious regulatory headache for national banks that have local mortgage lending subsidiaries.