WASHINGTON— The nation's economic recovery has been slow to reach the Philadelphia metropolitan area, hurt in part by an exodus of residents and a continued collapse in mid-wage jobs, new census data show. Philadelphia posted the largest income drop among large metro areas outside the Sun Belt, a sign of its persistently weak job market.» Read More
The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.
BRUSSELS, March 24- Nearly half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year, the most in two decades, with the largest number coming from Syrians fleeing civil war, the European Union said on Monday. The European Union rejected 65 percent of the requests and granted refugee status to 15 percent of the asylum seekers.
Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.
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.
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.
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.
With 53 million Hispanics in the U.S., the financial sector sees Latinos as a key growth area.
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.
Countries are lining up to attract China's rich, creating a growing business and economy around selling them residency.
Discussing the immigration reform, with Bill Kristol, The Weekly Standard founder and editor, and Haley Barbour, Bipartisan Policy Center Immigration Task Force.