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  • Pres. Obama under pressure in Texas     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports how President Obama is handling immigration issues while in Texas.

  • Sen. Schumer on immigration funding     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Senator Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), discusses housing for immigrants and if politics is getting in the way of passing bills in Washington before November elections.

  • Katrina moment? Obama to skip border while in Texas Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Detainees are escorted as hundreds of mostly Central American children are being held at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz., on June 18, 2014.

    President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.

  • Obama seeks nearly $4B for immigration crisis Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Obama is requesting almost $4 billion in emergency funding from Congress to confront an immigration crisis surging across the US southern border.

  • White House requests immigration funds     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    President Obama is urging Congress for $3.7 billion to help fix the worsening immigration crisis on U.S. borders. CNBC's John Harwood the details.

  • During breaks at a food truck parked near American Apparel's main 800,000- square-foot factory that produces brightly colored T-shirts and leather goods, workers said they hoped new leadership would fix problems that have saddled the 250- store chain with losses in 16 of the past 17 quarters.

  • The White House is asking Congress for $3.7 billion in immigration funds to deal with the child border crisis, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Washington eyes immigration     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on Tuesday's hearing on VA whistleblowers, and the surge in children coming across the U.S. borders illegally.

  • Correcting 'retirement' misnomers     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    In the surveys we're taking, retirees are telling us they are not making a clean break from work, says Andy Sieg, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explaining why retirement will look very different for the baby boomer generation than their parents.

  • Social Security: 'Politics' third rail     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, (D-Neb.), shares his thoughts on raising the eligibility age for receiving full social security benefits. I'd probably raise it to 68 or 69-years old over the course of 30 thirty years, says Kerrey.

  • Reforming taxes and immigration: Gregg     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Judd Gregg, Nuclear Matters co-chair and former U.S. Senator, (R-NH), shares his thoughts on President Obama's immigration plans. Gregg says tax reform and immigration reform need to take place together.

  • Obama's frustration with immigration     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the roadblocks President Obama is facing with immigration reform and reacts to the steps he will take to mend immigration on his own.

  • Obama's aggressive immigration steps     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    President Obama announces what steps he will take within his existing legal authority to fix immigration on his own and secure our borders.

  • Obama on immigration: I will fix things alone Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:10 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Obama said he will do all that he can on his own about immigration, based on recommendations from senior advisers, until Congress decides to act.

  • Pres. Obama: Drop politics; fix immigration     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 3:05 PM ET
    President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden.

    President Obama discusses the state of the "broken" immigration reform. Obama breaks down what a year of obstruction has meant to Americans and the root causes of the crisis.

  • Immigration reform odds 'close to zero': Senator Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    Mexican agricultural workers cultivate romaine lettuce on a farm on October 8, 2013 in Holtville, Calif.

    With immigration legislation stalled, a key U.S. Republican senator puts the odds of enacting reform this year as "close to zero."

  • IXTEPEC, Mexico, June 25- Driven from home by. threats of gang violence and extortion and drawn to the U.S. by hopes of education and opportunity, Carlos, a 15- year-old from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, is stuck in southern Mexico, living in a shelter and trying to figure out how to get to California.

  • TOKYO, June 24- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled a package of measures on Tuesday aimed at boosting Japan's long-term economic growth, from phased-in corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women and foreign workers, but applause from investors is likely to be muted after Tokyo backpedalled on bolder reforms.

  • Massachusetts mayor: Stop sending my city refugees! Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:36 AM ET
    Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno.

    A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.

  • US border crisis     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    Speaker Boehner is urging President Obama to deploy the National Guard to the border "immediately" in response to a surge of unaccompanied minors migrating to the U.S. from Central America. Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks President, and former Republican Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, provide perspective.