Apr 18, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 18, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the latest development in immigration reform; the recent earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan; and criticism over U.K.'s foreign aid spending. 

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UK aid spending draws praise and criticism at home

Apr 18, 2016
The U.K. spends generously on foreign aid. Some think too generously.
The U.K.'s foreign aid spending has drawn mixed reactions. 
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Arguments begin in major Supreme Court immigration case

Apr 18, 2016
Businesses weigh in as the court reviews President Obama's 2014 executive action.
Supporters of immigration reform protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court back in November 2015. The protesters demanded the implementation of President Obama's immigration relief programs, including the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans.
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Netflix counts on an international audience

Apr 18, 2016
Investors will be looking at subscriber numbers in Monday's earnings report.
Netflix holds an "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" panel discussion at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 
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This visa program is a path to citizenship for the rich

Apr 18, 2016
Foreigners invest in property developments to sidestep immigration rules.
An aerial view of the site of the Hudson Yards project.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York/Wikimedia Commons

Investing your way to U.S. citizenship

Apr 18, 2016
Oil, a global Netflix, and foreign investment in U.S. citizenship.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the latest development in immigration reform; the recent earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan; and criticism over U.K.’s foreign aid spending. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC