Jeff Tyler is a reporter for Marketplace’s Los Angeles bureau and reports on issues related to immigration and Latin America. Tyler began his career at Marketplace producing and editing stories and in 2000 his desire to report allowed him to move to the other side of the microphone becoming a foreign correspondent for the program. Tyler admits that working for Marketplace has given him a crash course in world economics. His work has taken him from Argentina and Brazil to Indonesia and Pakistan. A California native, Tyler is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. After college, he worked for a travel guide company, writing a guide for Honduras and editing a travel guide for Mexico.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, sequester, Indiana
When state unemployment benefits run out, federal long-term unemployment payments kick in. But sequester budget cuts could reduce those payments, putting the squeeze on those who can least afford it.
Posted In: Mexico, emigration
A recent Gallup poll indicates that the same percentage of Americans and Mexicans want to live abroad -- 11 percent of respondents. What are the attractions of life someplace else?
Posted In: Deferred Action, undocumented immigrants, illegal immigrants
Deferred Action allows the children of undocumented immigrants to work legally in the U.S., but only temporarily.
Posted In: texas, california, Rick Perry, Jerry Brown
Texas Governor Rick Perry visits California to attract companies away from the Golden State with promises of low taxes and fewer regulations.
Posted In: undocumented, illegal immigrants, hardship waiver
Select undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens could get hardship waivers allowing them to circumvent bureaucratic hurdles that can separate families for up to 10 years.