WASHINGTON— United Continental Holdings Inc. has settled a claim that Continental Airlines discriminated against employees who were legal permanent U.S. residents but weren't U.S. citizens.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a government shutdown. One year ago, Congress faced a similar task.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Aug 25- As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigration policy changes, conservative attorney Kris Kobach is fighting a case in federal court he says has the potential to "torpedo" the president's plans.
FOND DU LAC, Wis., Aug 20- Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he had better be sure Grothman and his fellow House of Representatives newcomers are happy.
SYDNEY, Aug 14- More wealthy Chinese are moving their money out of China to invest in Australia's property market as a corruption crackdown in the world's second biggest economy gathers momentum, property consultants and lawyers said.
VANCOUVER, Aug 7- Wealthy foreigners hoping to fast-track immigration to Canada are preparing to sue Ottawa over the government's cancellation of its immigrant investor program, which has been assailed for allowing rich Chinese to buy their way into Canada.
SYDNEY, Aug 7- Australia may ease rules on a visa scheme aimed at luring investment from wealthy Chinese to help clear a backlog of applications and in the wake of complaints that disclosure requirements are too strict, lawyers and migration agents said.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest results from an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll on how Americans feel about an entire array of things, including the economy, Congress, and poor approval ratings for President Obama.
More bad news for President Obama, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, the president's approval rating hit a new low. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest result on how Americans feel about President Obama, Congress, and the economy.
President Barack Obama addresses Congress' inability to pass immigration reform, and other bills before summer vacation.
WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Few people in Washington believe Republicans will try to impeach President Barack Obama.
Private prison companies Geo Group and competitor Corrections Corporation of America, for example, stand to gain if Congress approves any emergency funding for family detention facilities.
The blow to Boehner and his new team ensures that no bill to address the crisis will reach Obama before the August break, the NYT reports.
Silicon Valley is "alive and well," but the level of prosperity depends on the tech sector, Oracle Chairman Jeffrey Henley tells CNBC.
*Almost quarter of a million refugees in UN's Gaza shelters. *Gaza fighting in its fourth week. GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 31- The United Nations in Gaza is struggling to withstand a flood of almost a quarter of a million refugees into shelters that have repeatedly come under Israeli fire.
Among the difficult questions posed by the ongoing border crisis is whether illegal immigrants are a boon or bust to the US economy.
President Obama told Central American leaders that children crossing the U.S. border without valid claims to stay would be sent home.
Stephanie Miner, Syracuse Mayor (D), is pushing to make Syracuse a temporary home for immigrant children who have crossed the southern U.S. border.
President Obama is meeting with Central American leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador at an Immigration Summit. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
Arthur Brooks, AEI president, shares his thoughts on the geopolitical and economic landscape, including increasing the minimum wage.
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.