Law Immigration

  • NEW YORK, April 17- An array of U.S. companies have told the Trump administration that a citizenship question on the 2020 Census would harm business if it leads to an undercount of immigrants, undermining the data they use to place stores, plan inventory and plot ad campaigns. Corporate executives, lobbyists and representatives from major industry groups like...

  • NEW YORK, April 17- An array of U.S. companies have told the Trump administration that a citizenship question on the 2020 Census would harm business if it leads to an undercount of immigrants, undermining the data they use to place stores, plan inventory and plot ad campaigns. Corporate executives, lobbyists and representatives from major industry groups like...

  • US President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration and border security at the US Border Patrol Calexico Station in Calexico, California, April 5, 2019.

    The plan, which was rejected twice in the past year, was confirmed to be still in the works by President Donald Trump last week after its existence was first reported by The Washington Post.

  • HELSINKI, April 15- Voters across the Nordics are telling politicians to safeguard their cherished, comprehensive welfare model but Sunday's election in Finland shows how prohibitive costs and a surge in nationalism make it hard for parties to deliver. The split underscores the fragmentation of politics in Finland and elsewhere in the Nordics where...

  • US President Donald Trump speaks as Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Kevin K. McAleenan (2nd R) watches during a meeting at the Customs and Border Protection National Targeting Center in Sterling, Virginia on February 2, 2018.

    President Donald Trump urged the now-acting secretary of Homeland Security to close the U.S. border with Mexico, and that he would pardon him if he suffered any legal fallout from following Trump's directive, new reports said.

  • LONDON, April 11- Policymakers in the advanced economies are increasingly worried by the economic, social and political disruption resulting from the decline of traditional manual jobs in manufacturing, mining and distribution. Globalisation, trade, migration, the rise of the internet, and the advent of artificial intelligence/robotisation have all been...

  • LONDON, April 11- Policymakers in the advanced economies are increasingly worried by the economic, social and political disruption resulting from the decline of traditional manual jobs in manufacturing, mining and distribution. Globalisation, trade, migration, the rise of the internet, and the advent of artificial intelligence/robotisation have all been...

  • MADRID, April 11- Parties contesting Spain's national election on April 28 are wooing voters with a range of different campaign promises on human rights, immigration and separatism that could well influence the outcome more than social and economic factors. Following are key promises from each main party, in decreasing order by ratings in opinion polls:.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a round table with supporters in San Antonio, Texas, on April 10, 2019.

    Trump said he would have to make that call after listening to harrowing stories about illegal immigration during a meeting with supporters.

  • US Attorney General William Barr waits to testify during a US House Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the Department of Justice Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 9, 2019.

    "I think that from my standpoint, within a week I will be in a position to release the report to the public," Barr testified.

  • Ana Maria, from El Salvador, carries her one-year-old son Mateo as they walk through a field with other asylum-seeking migrants from Central America after they illegally crossed the Rio Grande river into the U.S. from Mexico, in Penitas, Texas, March 31, 2019.

    A U.S. judge in San Francisco has blocked the Trump administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico as they wait for a court to hear their cases, but the order won't immediately go into effect.

  • Director of the US Secret Service Randolph Alles speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, on October 26, 2018.

    NBC's Pete Williams reports that the firing was "not based on any single precipitating event."

  • NEW YORK, April 8- John Murante, a conservative Nebraska senator, last year introduced a bill to prevent non-citizens from being counted when the state redraws its voting maps. He said the effort aimed to ensure each election district contained similar numbers of voters, but opponents argued it intended to undermine the political power of immigrant...

  • Honduran migrants walk toward the U.S.-Mexico border fence to cross over on January 6, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico.

    The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border before a judge halted the practice last year.

  • A Motel 6

    Motel 6 agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit in which Washington state's attorney general said the chain routinely provided guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.

  • April 4- Motel 6 agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit in which Washington state's attorney general said the chain routinely provided guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who announced the settlement on Thursday, said the money will go to roughly 80,000 people who stayed at seven of the chain's...

  • President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to impose tariffs on car imports from Mexico unless it does more to stop illegal migrants and drug trafficking, his latest warning to America's southern neighbor to tighten border security. After backing away from a threat this week to immediately shut the border to stop a surge of migrants from Central America,...

  • President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to eventually slap tariffs on car imports from Mexico unless it does more to stop drug trafficking, in his latest warning to America's southern neighbor to tighten border security. After backing away from a threat this week to immediately shut the border if Mexico does not do enough to halt illegal immigration,...

  • President Trump said he would give Mexico a year to stem the flow of illegal drugs over the southern border, and if the country cannot, he said he would either close the border or impose tariffs on cars. CNBC's Eamon Javers puts Trump's comments into context.