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  • LONDON— Britain gained 333,000 people through immigration in 2015— a near-historic high that is fanning the debate about newcomers ahead of a vote next month on whether the country should remain in the European Union. Those who back leaving the EU say Thursday's Office for National Statistics figures prove that Britain can't control immigration unless it...

  • ISE, Japan— The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows. G-7 leaders wrapped up their annual summit Friday in central Japan with a declaration that claimed a "...

  • Illegal vs. legal immigration: Sam Zell

    Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments shares his thoughts on immigration.

  • MEXICO CITY, May 24- For two decades, Noe Sanchez sent money from California to his father in Mexico City through storefront outlets of traditional remittance firms such as Western Union. "If it goes badly, I'll cancel it and try another," said Sanchez, a 44- year-old Mexican technical support professional in Oakland. Trump threatened to impound such money...

  • Norbert Hofer, presidential candidate of the right-wing populist Austrian Freedom Party (Freiheitliche Partei Oesterreichs, or FPOe), greets supporters at the FPOe election party following initial poll results during Austrian presidential elections on Ma

    Austria's presidential election was too close to call on Sunday, meaning postal ballots were set to determine the winner.

  • The 28- nation bloc is planning the concession to Ankara as part of a deal whereby Turkey agrees to take back migrants who reach Greece from its shores, but some EU states are anxious about opening up to a mainly Muslim nation of 79 million people. As well as Turkey, the EU is currently also working on easing travel rules for citizens of Ukraine, Georgia and Kosovo.

  • GENEVA— The Latest on migrants in Europe:. Greek riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades at refugees and other migrants who tried to push a railway carriage through a police cordon during a protest at a crowded informal camp on the border with Macedonia. The sprawling Idomeni camp is home to about 10,000 people trapped in Greece after a series of border...

  • GENEVA— The U.N. refugee agency is launching an unprecedented appeal to the private sector to help pay for shelters for 2 million refugees worldwide amid a "huge shortfall in funds" for that purpose. Spokesman Leo Dobbs says the appeal aims to tap philanthropists, companies, foundations and individuals as a potential source of new money because UNHCR hasn't...

  • New way to pay for a green card

    One sports team owner is trying to lure foreign investors by offering US permanent residency status.

  • Expat U.S. passport taxes

    Expats considering giving up U.S. citizenship to avoid double taxation should be aware of the potential tax costs of such a move.

  • May 13- NetJets, the luxury plane unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, agreed to settle U.S. charges that it discriminated against immigrant workers by requiring them to provide extra documents to prove their employment eligibility. The settlement calls for NetJets to be monitored by the U.S. Department of Justice for two years, improve training of...

  • The settlement calls for NetJets to pay a $41,480 civil penalty, and be monitored by the U.S. Department of Justice for two years, the department said on Friday.

  • Power Lunch X

    Donald Trump supporter David McNeer, Owner of Maxim Advertising, and Hillary Clinton supporter Ravin Gandhi, Founder & CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings, discuss why their candidate would be better for independent businesses.

  • Where the candidates stand

    CNBC's Kate Rogers looks at three big issues that matter to businesses: trade, immigration and the gig economy.

  • US plans new deportation raids -RTRS

    CNBC's Eamon Javers looks into a Reuters report that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning a month-long series of raids focusing on deporting illegally immigrated women and children from South America who have already been told to leave the country.

  • Kudlow says Trump can handle trade negotiations

    CNBC's senior contributor Larry Kudlow believes Paul Ryan has to understand there has to be "bilateral negotiations" on trade and a "strong leader like Trump can do this."

  • Greg Brown, president and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions Inc.

    Congress should enact immigration and tax reform and resume infrastructure spending, Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown says.

  • Bill Clinton campaigning in 1992 and Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump IS trying to blow up the GOP, just like Bill Clinton rocked the Democrats in 1992, says Jake Novak.

  • Motorola's buyback solution: CEO

    Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions CEO, talks about the benefits of buying back the company's stock, and weighs in on tax reform, infrastructure spending and immigration.

  • US economy 'tale of two cities': CEO

    Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions CEO, shares his thoughts on the bifurcated economy and the benefits of investing in capex.