• Discovered new Iraq in US: Furman  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    Discussing Keystone pipeline job creation and the health of U.S. oil production, Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, says "we've added production equivalent to discovering a new Iraq here in the United States."

  • Economics of immigration  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    Council of Economic Advisers chairman Jason Furman, discusses the potential financial impact of President Obama's immigration plans on the productivity of the U.S economy.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Barack Obama is slated to announce on Thursday that he will offer relief from the threat of deportation to about 4.4 million undocumented people who are parents of U.S. citizens and green card holders, according to a source briefed by the administration. Obama also will announce an expansion of a program that allows children...

  • Immigration impact on business & investors  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Dina Gusovsky discusses how immigration reform could impact employers and investors.

  • For months, Obama has warned he would take the steps after Republicans in the House of Representatives blocked a comprehensive, bipartisan immigration bill passed by the Senate in 2013.. "If President Obama acts in defiance of the people and imposes his will on the country, Congress will act," Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in a speech on the Senate...

  • Obama solo on immigration to make rift worse: Thune Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:27 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the White House, November 5, 2014.

    President Obama's planned executive action on immigration will make working with the GOP on other issues more difficult, Sen. John Thune tells CNBC.

  • Obama's immigration mistake: Sen. Thune  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Sen. John Thune, (R-S.D.), explains why he "aggressively" disagrees with President Obama's immigration plan.

  • Immigration reform poses political risks: Poll  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports a recent poll shows President Obama and new members of Congress are on a collision course over changes in U.S. immigration laws.

  • Immigration risky territory for Obama: Poll  Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood shares highlights from an NBC/WSJ poll which shows how Americans feel about President Obama's immigration reform plan.


  • Representative Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's leading voice on fiscal policy, warned on Wednesday that President Barack Obama's looming immigration order is a "partisan bomb" that will sour his relations with Congress on a range of issues, including tax reform. Ryan, just chosen as the next chairman of the powerful tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee,...

  • Obama's executive order coming Thursday  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    President Obama will make an announcement on immigration on Thursday night, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • How the GOP can block Obama's immigration plan  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    President Obama is expected to take executive action and make an announcement on immigration Thursday. CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to the upcoming remarks, and the potential response from Republicans.

  • Obama to address immigration Thursday night Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president will make his immigration announcement Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Harry Reid on Friday.

  • Immigration plan a risk for Obama: NBC-WSJ poll Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Health Security Agenda Summit at the White House in Washington, Sept. 26, 2014.

    Just 38 percent of Americans surveyed say they favor Obama taking executive action without receiving approval from Congress.

  • Obama's new immigration plans  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama will announce an executive order on immigration this week.

  • Obama to announce immigration order  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports President Obama will announce an immigration order on Friday. Jim Cramer discusses what this means for housing.

  • Washington's big week: Immigration & Keystone  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 4:05 PM ET

    Lawmakers in Capitol Hill are tackling two major issues this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. Insight, with CNBC's John Harwood and the "Closing Bell" panel.

  • Capitol Hill this week: Keystone & immigration  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    Lawmakers are tackling two major issues on Capitol Hill this week, including the Keystone bill and immigration. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • GOP considering this to stop Obama on immigration Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.