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  • At the headquarters of hand and power tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., Trump signed an order that that asks the government to propose new rules and changes that will stop what he called abuses in a visa program used by U.S. technology companies. Trump chose to sign the directive at Snap-on Inc., based in Wisconsin, a state he narrowly carried in November on the...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 13- To stop President Donald Trump from undermining Obamacare, Democratic Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is considering an approach that has worked against the administration on immigration: using Trump's own words against him. Trump said he would let the Affordable Care Act "explode" after Republicans failed...

  • A contractor works on the basement of a home under construction in the Toll Brothers Inc. Regency at Palisades community in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

    The country’s immigrant population helped housing bounce back from recession, and may help drive future ownership, Curbed reports.

  • Tech behind a border wall

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports on the technological capabilities of border protection as the Trump administration pushes to extend the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

  • Dora Escobar is the owner of eight businesses in Maryland, including La Chiquita Express, a money-wiring business on University Boulevard.

    The Latino business community is proliferating, growing a whopping 300 percent faster than the national average over the last decade.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. government, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice Department lawyer told...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. government, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice Department lawyer told...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- Twitter Inc on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies. The account is claimed to be the work of at least one federal immigration employee, according to the lawsuit filed in San Francisco...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- Twitter Inc on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies. The account is claimed to be the work of at least one federal immigration employee, according to the lawsuit filed in San Francisco...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- Twitter Inc on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies. Citing freedom of speech as a basis for not turning over records, Twitter filed the lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco and said that...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- Twitter Inc on Thursday refused to reveal the user behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies and said it was challenging the demand for records by the U.S. government in court, according to a lawsuit. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is a defendant in the lawsuit, declined to comment on...

  • H1-B visa crackdown hurting the economy?

    CNBC Contributors Suzy Welch and Steve Odland discuss the immigration conundrum of H1-B visas.

  • Reports of 'targeted vists' cracking down on H1-B visas

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports the latest on the fight over immigration and tech companies' reliance on H1-B visas.

  • The U.S. has resumed accepting applications for its H-1B work visas, but uncertainty remains.

  • H-1B visa: 'Separate political theater from reality'

    Hitesh Sheth, CEO of Vectra Networks, says companies need to hire beyond national borders to find the best and the brightest talent.

  • An Infosys employee sports a t-shirt featuring a U.S. flag as he buys coupons for lunch while others wait for their turn at company’s headquarters in Bangalore, India.

    The worst version of the skilled immigration program would slash the time students have to find jobs and would keep a lottery system, tech workers said.

  • Woman entrepreneur

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports on the opening of applications for H-1B visas for the year.

  • H-1B winners and losers

    Gaurav Khanna, University of California, San Diego, says restricting H-1B visas only benefits a small group in the U.S. tech industry but hurts plenty more.