WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans Friday named economist Keith Hall to serve as Capitol Hill's budget referee as director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The budget office provides cost estimates of legislation and other research to Congress to better inform their policy decisions. "His vast understanding of economic and labor...» Read More
A plan for 700 more miles of fencing along the southwest US border—part of a immigration-bill deal forged in the Senate this week—would come with a mammoth and unpredictable price.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The Washington Post reports President Obama's trip to Africa could cost between $60-100 million. Bill Burton, Former Deputy White House Press Secretary, and Robert Costa, National Review, discuss.
Public opinion has shifted on the IRS scandal, and the Senate voted against an immigration proposal. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on tonight's headlines. George Gilder, The Discovery Institute, weighs in.
Federal agents raided 14 "7-Eleven" stores on Long Island as part of an investigation into "human smuggling." CNBC's Andrea Day, offers insight and the "Street Signs" crew reacts.
The massive immigration overhaul working its way through the Senate is peppered with benefits for specific industries and immigrant groups like this.
Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO, discusses why he invested $20 million in a North Carolina company. He also explains why he supports immigration reform that makes it easier to U.S. companies to recruit foreign talent.
In an exclusive interview with Larry Kudlow, Sen. Lindsey Graham says there will be no chance for a budget deal without passing comprehensive immigration reform.
Discussing the fate of the NSA's surveillance program, and immigration laws, with Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R); and Robert Costa, National Review.
CNBC's John Harwood talks to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) about the immigration debate and the possibilities for a path to citizenship.
Cargill CEO Gregory Page discusses how to align immigration reform with security and safety issues, as well as China's appetite for global food deals.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), reveals his thoughts on raising the debt ceiling, and explains why it makes sense to invest in the nation's infrastructure and get immigration reform passed through Congress.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.
The U.S. Senate is preparing to cast the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark bill that offers the best chance in decades to remake the nation's immigration system.
Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.
File under unintended consequences: A provision meant to deny immigrant workers Obamacare actually incentivizes businesses to prefer immigrants to citizens.
Ben Frost, global product manager at Hay Group, talks about the European "brain drain" and how companies will have trouble retaining and finding talents when the region's economy picks up.
A vast majority of Republicans and conservatives support immigration reform if the law solves the problem of illegal immigration, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told CNBC on Tuesday.
Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), explains that the current immigration bill, which he helped write, needs improvement if it is to clear Congress.