Illegal immigrant 'snitches' use up 10,000 visas in crime-assistance

Aug 3, 2010
Illegal immigrants who report being the victim of a major crime can get working papers to cooperate with police. This year, enough illegal immigrants reported crimes to use up all 10,000 allotted visa slots.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Obscure immigration program encourages foreign investors

Jul 29, 2010
One Cleveland entrepreneur is using a little-known U.S. immigration program to encourage local development.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Making a case for immigrants and innovation

Jul 15, 2010
Opponents of immigration are belting some harsh rhetoric in the wake of Arizona's new hard-line laws. But economics editor Chris Farrell explains why immigrants are crucial to U.S. entrepreneurship.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Joblessness contributes to fall in immigration

Jul 12, 2010
A high unemployment rate is one factor which contributed to a surprising fall in immigration to developed nations in 2008.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Arizona businesses losing customers

Jul 2, 2010
Small business owners across Arizona are paying a price for the state's new immigration law. Businesses that have catered to Hispanic customers have been hit hardest. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Day laborers take the stage

Jun 30, 2010
A theater troupe of day laborers for day laborers, Teatro Jornalero, performs educational plays about labor and immigration laws, mixed in with the challenges day laborers face.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Farm workers say: 'Take Our Jobs'

Jun 28, 2010
Farm workers are tired of hearing that illegal immigrants are stealing jobs from Americans. Now one group is turning the tables and offering to put Americans to work in the agricultural industry. Jeff Tyler reports on the "Take Our Jobs" campaign.
Posted In: Agriculture, Immigration, Jobs

Mexican shoppers steering clear of Arizona malls

Jun 21, 2010
Mexican nationals have long traveled to Arizona cities like Tucson on bi-annual shopping expeditions. But these days, Arizona's new immigration law is dissuading them from visiting the state malls.
Posted In: Immigration

Arizonan town at crossroads over immigration and tourism

Jun 15, 2010
Thirty miles from Mexico, Tombstone, Ariz., is at a crossroads for illegal immigration and tourism. Jeff Tyler visited the home of the OK Corral to get locals' perspective on the showdown over Arizona's tough new immigration law.
Posted In: Immigration

Hispanics leave AZ over immigrant law

Jun 14, 2010
Arizona's new immigration law has yet to take effect, but it's already been somewhat effective in driving undocumented immigrants from the state. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration