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  • US Business, Labor Groups Reach Immigration Deal Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Major U.S. business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a guest-worker program that removes a major hurdle to a broad immigration overhaul and clears the way for Senate legislation to be introduced soon, according to a source.

  • Our Massively One-Sided Immigration Debate Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 3:48 PM ET
    A fence separates the cities of Nogales, Arizona (L) and Nogales, Sonora Mexico.

    A new study from the Sunlight Foundation reveals who is dominating the $1.5 billion lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. over immigration reform. You might be surprised by the results.

  • Lofoten Islands, Norway

    Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly throttling big chunks of Norway's economy.

  • Economics and the Moral Weight of Citizenship Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 5:36 PM ET

    Tyler Cowen argues that economists shouldn't give moral weight to national interest. But that's just wrong.

  • DHS Releases 2,000 Illegal Immigrants     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 7:26 PM ET

    The State Department gave the Keystone Pipeline a major boost today, and the Department of Homeland Security released 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Ari Melber, Nation Magazine and Andrew McCarthy, Former Federal Prosecutor, provide perspective.

  • Growth in Singapore Poised to Change Dramatically     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    James Sullivan, Head of ASEAN / Singapore Research at JP Morgan tells us why Singapore's cap on immigration will effectively hobble the nation's economy.

  • 15 Senators Request Hagel Nomination Pull     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports tonight's latest headlines, including 15 Republican senators are sending a letter to President Obama asking him to pull Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary.

  • Foreign Workers the Focus of Singapore Budget Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 1:40 AM ET
    Singapore's financial district at dusk

    Singapore is likely to announce more steps to slow an influx of foreign workers in a budget aimed at placating public anger about a surge in immigration blamed for overcrowding, rising prices and competition for jobs and housing.

  • 3,000 Strong: Singapore Stages Rare Protest     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    In a rare show of protest, Singaporeans staged a rally to reject new government population policies.

  • A New Immigration Policy for Singapore?     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Wolfgang Lutz, Founder and Director, Wittgenstein Center for Demography and Global Human Capital discusses the demographic challenges in Singapore and Hong Kong.

  • Singapore's Demographic Challenge     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Alvin Liew, Senior Economist, UOB delves deeper into Singapore's demographic challenge and explains how the real problem lies in managing the pace of change.

  • 3,000 Strong: Singapore Stages Rare Protest     Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    Over 3,000 Singaporeans held a rally on Saturday to protest government plans to raise the population through immigration measures. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah filed this report on the shift in political ground.

  • White House Immigration Bill Offers Path to Residency Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years.

  • Startup Act 3.0: High-Skilled Immigration?     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether startups will save America, with Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), and Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO

  • Zell: US Borders Not a Problem Because 'Jobs Aren't Here' Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    America should not worry too much about the border because nobody's coming anymore, entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC.

  • Will Washington Wrangling Derail Rally?     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, weighs in on where investors should be looking to place their money after the President's State of the Union address.

  • What was new in Pres. Obama's State of the Union address? Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (D-FL), weighs in. "It can't just be cuts only," she added.

  • Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and CEO, comments on the President's remarks last night in his State of the Union speech on jobs creation in the United States. Immigration reform "would be a wonderful win for everyone," he added.

  • Will Jack Lew Get the Green Light?     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Sen. Charles Grassley, (R-IA), discusses the President's plan for his second term, and weighs in on the confirmation hearing of Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew.

  • President's Plan For Second Term     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    President Obama looks to create momentum for immigration, jobs, the deficit, and climate change, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

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