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  • Why Immigration Legislation May Disappoint Activists Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    An immigration activist holds up a sign outside the Capitol during a rally.

    Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.

  • The Path to Citizenship  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out about immigration reform, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. A NBC/WSJ poll shows majority support for immigration reform.

  • Minneapolis Mayor: We Welcome Immigrants to Community  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, (D) about how the city attracts businesses such as Wells Fargo and General Mills, and ways in which the city supports immigration. "Minneapolis grows companies, and we have welcomed immigrants into our community here," he says.

  • What's At Stake For Tech  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote an Op-Ed in the Washington Post about his new organization, which intends to promote policies for immigration and education reform. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Julia Boorstin discuss what's at stake for technology regarding immigration reform.

  • Why Silicon Valley Wants Immigration Reform Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 8:56 AM ET

    Top executives in Silicon Valley are pushing for immigration reform that allows more skilled foreign workers into the U.S.

  • NBC-WSJ Poll: Is Immigration Good For the Country?  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 6:27 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the results from the latest poll on how Americans feel about immigration reform.

  • 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.

  • Time to Fix High-Skilled Immigration Rules: Case  Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    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.