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  • NEW YORK— A petition asking NBC to fire Donald Trump has collected more than 200,000 signatures. Posted on the Change.org website, the petition calls out NBC of choosing business over "ethics, principles and values" in the wake of Trump's recent statements when declaring his candidacy for president. "A large part of your audience is Hispanic and we watch NBC, NBC...

  • Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 4:01 AM ET

    NBC remained silent about its scheduled coverage of the pageant, which has aired on the network since 2003. But it sought to distance itself from Trump's remarks. "Donald Trump's opinions do not represent those of NBC, and we do not agree with his positions on a number of issues, including his recent comments on immigration," NBC said in a statement.

  • June 25- Abercrombie& Fitch Co agreed to special monitoring of its hiring practices and to pay more than $158,000 to settle a U.S. Department of Justice charge that it discriminated against a job candidate who was not a U.S. citizen by requiring her to present a green card. Thursday's settlement calls for Abercrombie to pay the woman $3,661 of back pay and interest,...

  • Univision dropping Miss USA pageant over Trump comments Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 11:21 AM ET

    During his presidential campaign kickoff speech last week, Trump portrayed immigrants from Mexico as "bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people." NBC is scheduled to air its own pageant coverage, as it has done since 2003, and has remained silent about the broadcast. "Donald Trump's opinions do not represent those of...

  • Tracking China's millionaire exodus Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 9:39 PM ET
    Tracking China's millionaire exodus

    China's crackdown on corruption has sparked an exodus of the country's rich. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more in this report.

  • UK PM Cameron says plans clampdown on non-EU immigration Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    LONDON, June 10- The British government plans to significantly reduce immigration from outside the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday, teeing up a confrontation with business groups who fret their supply of skilled workers will be cut. Cameron has already set out plans to discourage EU migration as part of his efforts to...

  • Disney: You're fired! Now train your replacements Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    The Team Disney building near Walt Disney World, where about 250 Disney employees were told in late October that they would be laid off, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., May 22, 2015.

    Disney laid off about 250 employees, transferring many of their jobs to immigrants on temporary visas for highly skilled tech workers, NYT reports.

  • Asia's migrant meeting unlikely to yield plans Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 11:21 PM ET

    A meeting in Bangkok on Friday about Southeast Asia's migrant crisis is unlikely to produce a binding agreement or plan of action.

  • Obama immigration change on hold Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    Obama immigration change on hold

    A federal appeals court is refusing to lift the temporary hold that was put in place on President Obama's executive action on immigration, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • COPENHAGEN, May 26- Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Tuesday promised a spending package worth the equivalent of $5.7 billion and declared the economic crisis over, fueling speculation she is about to call a national election. The bullish announcements came just 6 months year after Denmark had to halve its 2014 growth outlook as its...

  • How should Southeast Asia respond to migrant boat crisis

    Syed Hamid Albar, former Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, says countries such as Malaysia should allow asylum seekers to land on their shores before a serious humanitarian problem emerges.

  • Kudlow: Bashing big banks won't work Saturday, 16 May 2015 | 8:51 AM ET
    Wall Street

    Larry Kudlow cautions 2016 candidates on both sides: Bank bashing won't work.

  • Kudlow: GOP will lose without immigration plan Friday, 8 May 2015 | 11:17 PM ET

    The GOP will lose the 2016 election without a sensible immigration-reform plan, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Texas Gov. Abbott: Lone Star State's 'win-win' plan Friday, 8 May 2015 | 7:50 AM ET
    Texas Gov. Abbott: Lone Star State's 'win-win' plan

    Gov. Greg Abbott, (R-Texas), discusses job creation in the Lone Star State, and shares his thoughts on what's impeding economic growth in America.

  • LAS VEGAS, May 5- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Tuesday for undocumented immigrants to be allowed to gain U.S. citizenship, courting Latino voters and drawing a line between herself and Republican rivals for the White House in 2016.. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, a Republican who is weighing a White House bid, has proposed...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 5- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Tuesday for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, courting Latino voters and drawing a line between herself and Republican rivals for the White House in 2016.. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, a Republican who is weighing a White House bid, has proposed legal status for...

  • LAS VEGAS, May 5- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will call on Tuesday for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants during a campaign appearance in Nevada. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, a Republican presidential candidate and son of Cuban immigrants, was a co-author of a bill that failed to pass in the Senate that would have given a...

  • *Comic persona underlies Boris Johnson's popularity. LONDON, May 5- London's Mayor Boris Johnson was campaigning on the city streets days before Britain's general election when a young woman, thrilled to meet this political celebrity, loudly hailed him as "prime minister to be". Johnson, who is standing to be a Conservative member of parliament and backing party...

  • *EU summit agreed to triple search and rescue mission off Libya. *Land routes into Europe also deadly; train kills 14 migrants. BRUSSELS/ SKOPJE, April 24- British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy.

  • Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'? Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'?

    Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.