TOKYO, Dec 11- During the early days of "Abenomics," U.S. businesses were optimistic they could convince Japan's government to make a small change to the nation's tight immigration rules to let more household helpers into the country.» Read More
June 27- Macy's Inc has agreed to settle U.S. government charges that it violated U.S. law in how it verified documentation to determine the work eligibility of immigrant employees.
The Senate is about to approve historic immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions in the U.S. illegally and spending billions of dollars to secure the border.
*In light of Supreme Court decision, Leahy will not push same-sex amendment. WASHINGTON, June 26- Senators who wanted a gay rights provision added to the sweeping U.S. immigration reform bill backed off on Wednesday after the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.
WASHINGTON, June 26- Paul Ryan, the Republican congressman and former vice-presidential candidate best known for his war on spending, is emerging as his party's leading champion of immigration reform in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, June 26- Senators who wanted a gay rights provision added to the sweeping U.S. immigration reform bill backed off on Wednesday after the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.
WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $46 billion plan to increase federal law enforcement efforts at the U.S. border with Mexico, a move aimed at winning bipartisan passage this week of a comprehensive immigration bill.
WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $46 billion plan to sharply increase federal law enforcement efforts at the U.S. border with Mexico, in a move aimed at winning bipartisan passage this week of a comprehensive immigration bill.
Ed Gillespie of the Republican State Leadership Committee discusses the importance of immigration reform to the future of the GOP.
Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
"The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.
The Senate voted this afternoon to pass an amendment to the immigration reform bill. National Review's Robert Costa has the details of the bill: Betsy McCaughey, Former NY Lieutenant Governor, says this "is a corrupt bill"; and Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA, says the real way to get control of immigration is in the workplace.
WASHINGTON, June 24- An immigration bill endorsed by President Barack Obama easily cleared an important test on Monday when the U.S. Senate backed new border security steps seen as essential to the legislation's fate.
The Senate is going to vote on its immigration bill next week. Noelle Nikpour, Republican strategist, and author of "Branding America," provides perspective. "The GOP has a problem with reaching out to Hispanics," she says.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), discusses the Senate's immigration bill, and his thoughts on the NSA surveillance program.
A plan for 700 more miles of fencing along the southwest US border—part of a immigration-bill deal forged in the Senate this week—would come with a mammoth and unpredictable price.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.
The Washington Post reports President Obama's trip to Africa could cost between $60-100 million. Bill Burton, Former Deputy White House Press Secretary, and Robert Costa, National Review, discuss.
The Congressional Budget Office says the Senate immigration plan would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of dollars.
WASHINGTON, June 19- Where have all the carpenters gone? "Right now I have framing material sitting on the job site with the foundation on the ground," said Stephen Paul, executive vice president at Mid-Atlantic Builders in Rockville, Maryland. "