COLCHESTER, Vt.— A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gridlock in Washington on fracking, the minimum wage, and immigration force states to make their own rules. Fiscal Times reports.
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."
House Speaker John Boehner hit the pause button on major immigration reform, one week after Republicans unveiled their "principles" for an overhaul.
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.
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.
Discussing the immigration reform, with Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard founder and editor, and Haley Barbour, Bipartisan Policy Center Immigration Task Force.