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.

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Features by Jeff Tyler

Farm workers march for immigration reform

Thousands of farm workers marched today in favor of promptly legalizing undocumented immigrants. Some farmers, however, want to hold out for a better deal.
Posted In: Immigration, Bakersfield, ag biz

How immigration reform advocates are trying to sway lawmakers' opinions right now

Activists on both sides of the immigration debate use the Congressional recess to pressure lawmakers.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform

The housing market is flipping out

A new report explores the uptick in speculative home flipping -- though the geography of flipping has, well, flipped.
Posted In: Housing, real estate, flipping, housing market

Is Madison Ave. living it up like Don Draper?

As the advertising industry embraces the Internet, it still depends on an older technology to deliver results.
Posted In: advertising, Omnicom, Publicis Groupe, Earnings

Can an 83-year-old revamp the travel book biz?

Google bought Frommer's travel guides only last August, but the 83-year-old founder just took back his company.
Posted In: Google, travel books, Frommer's, Lonely Planet

How will injuries impact the NBA draft?

Basketball teams pick athletes to go pro at the NBA draft, but injuries among the top picks complicate the process of evaluating a player's worth.
Posted In: Nerlens Noel, NBA draft, sports injuries, Sports, NBA

Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.
Posted In: lawyers, madoff, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers

Part 2: Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.
Posted In: Tijuana, Mexico, maquiladora

Mexican border factories offer better benefits than your job

Two factories in Tijuana have been singled out as the best places to work in Mexico and can teach U.S. companies a thing or two about innovative employee benefits.
Posted In: Tijuana, maquiladora, Mexico

Does new TV show stereotype Latinas?

The new TV show, "Devious Maids," is a soap opera aimed at a Hispanic audience, but some Latinos feel it trades in stereotypes.
Posted In: Devious Maids, Latino stereotype, maids, tv, Hispanic

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