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  • Sold to the highest bidder! Citizenship Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 2:13 PM ET
    U.K. entry visa.

    The U.K. plan to auction off visas, with bids starting at $4 million, may sound strange, but it's not too different from other schemes that give investors visas.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- More than 800,000 Californians have enrolled in private health insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, but that number included fewer Latinos than officials hoped, the head of its state-run marketplace said on Wednesday.

  • Don't threaten Switzerland: German minister     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member of the European Parliament, says officials should not "threaten" Switzerland regarding its vote to restrict immigration from other European Union countries.

  • *Switzerland has 3 years to implement immigration curbs. BERLIN, Feb 18- German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Tuesday against rushing to retaliate against Switzerland for its vote to curb immigration, saying Europe's own interests were best served by waiting to see how the Swiss implement the referendum result.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 12- A loss of trust in Switzerland's business and political elite may be one of the reasons the alpine nation voted in favour of putting strict limits on immigration, Swiss Economy Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann said on Wednesday.

  • Record number of Americans give up citizenship Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Last year, a record 2,999 Americans gave up their citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency, according to new government data.

  • Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale, says Switzerland's strong economy has relied on productive labor from around Europe and the latest vote to restrict immigration will be "negative" for the Swiss economy.

  • ZURICH/ BRUSSELS, Feb 10- A vote to curtail immigration from the EU could cost Switzerland its privileged access to the European single market, European officials said on Monday, after Swiss voters narrowly backed the restrictions in a referendum that has unsettled business.

  • As US Latinos surge, financials ask: Habla Español? Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    With 53 million Hispanics in the U.S., the financial sector sees Latinos as a key growth area.

  • ZURICH, Feb 10- European partners threatened on Monday to review their relations with Switzerland after voters in the Alpine nation narrowly backed a proposal to curtail immigration from the EU in a referendum that has also unsettled Swiss business.

  • Why the Swiss immigration vote is bad news     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Dominik Hangartner, associate professor at the London School of Economics, says the Swiss vote to set EU immigration quotas is "not good news" for the country's economy and relations with the region.

  • With DC stalled, states are making their own rules Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Anti-fracking activists demonstrate in New York City.

    Gridlock in Washington on fracking, the minimum wage, and immigration force states to make their own rules. Fiscal Times reports.

  • Washington split over immigration     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 9:46 AM ET

    NBC News' Steve Handelsman reports on the split in Washington over immigration amid the debt ceiling battle. Speaker Boehner said "there is widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws."

  • Why Boehner hit the brakes on immigration reform Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:39 AM ET
    John Boehner

    House Speaker John Boehner hit the pause button on major immigration reform, one week after Republicans unveiled their "principles" for an overhaul.

  • Keystone on the shelf in Washington: Pro     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    Robert Costa of the Washington Post weighs in on issues in Washington including unemployment extension, the Keystone Pipeline and the debt ceiling.

  • BRASILIA, Feb 5- A Cuban doctor working in Brazil sought asylum on Wednesday complaining that Cuba's communist government takes too big a slice of her pay, authorities said.

  • BRASILIA, Feb 5- A Cuban doctor working in Brazil has sought political asylum in the office of a conservative party complaining that Cuba's communist government takes too big a slice of her pay, a party official said on Wednesday.

  • Where the fleeing Chinese millionaires go ... Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Countries are lining up to attract China's rich, creating a growing business and economy around selling them residency.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- President Barack Obama's sixth year in office is starting out as a testament to the power of taking small steps.

  • Against immigration reform bill this year: Pro     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    Discussing the immigration reform, with Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard founder and editor, and Haley Barbour, Bipartisan Policy Center Immigration Task Force.

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