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As immigration deal stalls, "Dreamer" business owners deal with uncertainty

The political stalemate makes planning ahead “very difficult.”
Demonstrators rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program near Trump Tower in New York on Oct. 5, 2017.
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My Economy: Battling U.S. immigration bureaucracy from Australia

Jun 16, 2017
After living in America for years, one Australian immigrant faces uncertainty about staying.
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Employers struggle to make H-1B visas work

Mar 23, 2017
The system is expensive and complicated.
Triple the number of applicants applied for the H1-B visa program last year. Chances of getting your application picked were only about one in three.
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Foreign worker applications outnumber available slots

Jun 12, 2015
H-1B visas will be distributed by lottery and will help fill in-demand tech jobs.

For troubled Detroit, could immigration help?

Nov 21, 2014
Some believe offering visas to immigrants could give a boost to the troubled city.
The Detroit skyline at night. An influx of immigrants has helped parts of Detroit avoid the city's larger downward spiral.
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Meet the other undocumented immigrants

Jul 2, 2014
30-40 percent of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. entered the country legally.

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Outsourcing giant Infosys faces record immigration fine

Oct 29, 2013
Infosys allegedly used the wrong type of visa to bring thousands workers into the country.

Want a U.S. visa? Got a spare $500,000?

Mar 29, 2013
The government is doling out a growing number of visas to immigrants who invest half a million dollars in the U.S.
The Gateway Arch is seen in St. Louis, Mo., on a sunny Sunday afternoon.
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New York mayor stumps for immigration reform

Aug 14, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg travels to Chicago and Boston to press for bipartisan immigration reform as a way to stimulate the economy.