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Many health workers from abroad

Mar 26, 2010
A study out today shows a large portion of low-skilled health workers who provide care for the elderly and others are immigrants. John Dimsdale explores why immigration law could benefit from new policies on health professionals abroad.
Posted In: Health, Immigration

Latinos invest in immigration reform

Mar 19, 2010
Latino groups across the nation have been holding fund-raising events to help people get to Washington, D.C., this weekend for the big immigration reform rally. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Ag business opens door for immigrants

Mar 19, 2010
A congressional bill would provide immigrant farm workers a path to citizenship if they continue to work in agriculture. Farm management leaders say the move is vital to their industry. Jeff Tyler explains why.
Posted In: Agriculture, Immigration

Sam's life as an American still a dream

Mar 18, 2010
Thousands of undocumented students graduate from high school each year in the U.S. When they do, many face an uncertain future. Independent producers Dan Collison and Elizabeth Meister bring us the story of Sam, an 18-year-old among this group.
Posted In: Education, Immigration

AZ immigration law may be too hard

Mar 8, 2010
Some say the measures in a hard-line immigration bill likely to pass in the Arizona legislature would go too far. Jeff Tyler reports the bill would also have potentially high costs for the state police department.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Hispanic immigrants strain resources

Jan 22, 2010
A recent study discredited a slew of stereotypes aimed at Latino workers who move to small rural towns. But in some areas, an increase in Hispanic migrants is straining school and hospital systems. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Health, Immigration

Debunking Latino worker stereotypes

Jan 21, 2010
Hispanic migrants moving to rural towns for work are often vulnerable to an unwelcome response from the community. But a recent study puts many stereotypes to rest about the perceived negative impacts of Latino workers. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Arizona sending more illegals to feds

Jan 1, 2010
Arizona has been sending illegal immigrants it's detained to federal prisons to serve the final months of their sentences, thus sticking the federal taxpayer with the bill. Now Arizona's governor is stepping up the program. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Economy hits elderly immigrants hard

Oct 16, 2009
Elderly immigrants are being forced to postpone retirement because of the recession. But they're having trouble finding work, and get little in the way of government assistance. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Abuse grows for low-wage workers

Sep 11, 2009
Day laborers and activists are on Capitol Hill today pushing for immigration reform. They argue the economic crisis has meant growing abuse of illegal workers -- and the practice is spreading to legal ones, too. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

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