A record number of immigrants were deported from the United States in 2010 boosted in part by the expansion of the Secure Communities program of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which identifies imprisoned undocumented foreigners.
Decision to revoke visa for Venezuela's ambassador to Washington follows rejection of US choice for Caracas.
The United States Census Bureau announced that the 2010 Census showed the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2010, was 308,745,538. The resident population represented an increase of 9.7%over the 2000 U.S. resident population of 281,421,906.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will head the United States delegation to attend the inauguration of Brazilian president-elect Dilma Rousseff next January first, announced Wednesday the White House.
New York prosecutors sued Ernst & Young, accusing the accounting firm of helping to hide Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's financial problems, the first major government legal action stemming from the Wall Street bank's 2008 downfall.
United States president Barack Obama signed Friday into law an 858 billion US dollars bill extending for two years Bush-era tax cuts to boost a fragile economy and add jobs.
The creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has been announced as Time magazine’s person of the year 2010, “for changing how we all live our lives in ways that are innovative and even optimistic”.
The US economic recovery is still too soft to bring down the country's high level of unemployment, the Federal Reserve warned on Tuesday. The central bank made the comment as it reaffirmed its commitment to continue purchasing 600 billion in bonds to stimulate the economy.
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the tentative tax deal he struck with Republicans is a good deal for the American people and a long political fight over tax cuts would have been bad for the US economy.
The trustee for the liquidation of Bernard Madoff's investment firm is suing HSBC for 9 billion USD. Irving Picard, who is seeking to recover funds on behalf of Madoff's victims, is alleging 24 counts of fraud and misconduct against the bank.