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
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with business and labor leader today to discuss his immigration plan.
Roger Dassen, global managing director at Deloitte, presses that attracting talent is critical to how an economy thrives, commenting on a U.S. immigration reform.
The top Senate Democrat on Sunday predicted that Congress will pass and send to President Barack Obama legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system, saying "things are looking really good." Obama last week expressed hope Congress can get a deal done on immigration, possibly in the first half of the year.
Peter Morici, Professor, Smith School of Business, University Of Maryland discusses the United States' road to immigration reform.
Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA); and Christopher Ruddy, Newsmax Media CEO, discuss whether the President's proposal will get through Congress.
President Obama called on Congress to make good on plans to overhaul the immigration system and offer a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. He said that if Congress is unable to act quickly, he will propose legislation and demand lawmakers vote on it.
One-third of China's workforce is made of migrants, many of whom have effectively become second-class citizens in their own country. The GlobalPost reports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports 8 senators offered a bipartisan proposal to overhaul immigration; and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) offers insight on the plan. Mark Hannah, Democratic Political analyst; Robert Costa, National Review; and Phil Musser, New Frontier Strategy, weigh in.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports 8 senators offered a bi-partisan proposal to overhaul immigration that addresses employment verification and green cards for advanced degrees. The Senators hope the law could pass by late spring or summer of this year.
A bipartisan group of senators put forth a plan to tackle immigration reform. Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks USA president, explains why this proposal could create a positive jolt for the U.S. economy.
CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at the Obama administration's top three agenda items in 2013.
Now that the Obama and Romney campaigns have closed their headquarters, the political world is looking at 2016. Is there a Bush looming?
Discussing Romney's immigration blunder, and immigration reform, with Christopher Ruddy, NewsMax Media founder, president and CEO.
There may not be a more contentious issue between President Obama and Mitt Romney in this election than taxes. Here's what each of them have said they would do about taxes.
Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-founder, explains why today's election has important implications for health care costs and immigration reform.
Congress has failed to come up with any kind of comprehensive policy on immigration, and it looks like it won't do so anytime soon. However, that hasn't stopped the presidential candidates taking a position on the hot button issue.
So what will President Obama and Mitt Romney say they'll do about education if they're in the White House in the next four years? Take a look at their positions.
Alan Patricof, Founder & Managing Director of Greycroft Partners, discusses some of the major concerns for small business.
Rather than wait for prosperous economic times to return to her native Portugal, Tatiana Almeida (26), educated to be a journalist, decided to leave and move to East Timor, a former colony in Southeast Asia, in search for opportunities.
“The European countries realize they need more workers,” said one demographic expert. "“It lowers potential [economic] growth rates. Where it becomes very problematic is the impact it has on social spending.”