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U.S. should import more skilled workers

Jul 16, 2008
In the coming years, the U.S. will need hundreds of thousands of good minds to fill positions in math and the sciences. Commentator Will Wilkinson says that may require us to look beyond our own shores.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Violence spurs humanitarian crisis

May 30, 2008
Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa has forced tens of thousands from their homes and could have a long-lasting economic impact on the region. Gretchen Wilson reports from outside Johannesburg.
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Summer help may be in short supply

May 22, 2008
The Labor Department has set new rules to streamline the visa process for temporary foreign workers. But the federal helping hand comes too late for small businesses needing summer employees. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Conference targets cyber threats

Apr 7, 2008
Computer security specialists and those who need them are at a conference in San Francisco today to check out the latest in cyber-security. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Arizona immigration law challenged

Apr 2, 2008
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is challenging an Arizona immigration law that would allow the state to shut down businesses knowingly hiring illegal immigrants. Dan Grech reports.
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Visa cap could leave U.S. jobs open

Apr 1, 2008
Visa applications for highly skilled foreign workers are expected to hit a record high this year, but a U.S. cap means a large number will be rejected. It also means U.S. jobs won't be filled. Dan Grech reports.
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Democrats appeal to NAFTA resentment

Feb 28, 2008
Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama have been focusing on their opposition to NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. But will voters in Ohio, where thousands of manufacturing jobs have been lost, be persuaded? Mhari Saito reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Bush plans to revamp guest-worker rules

Feb 6, 2008
The Bush administration has announced plans to overhaul the nation's agricultural guest worker program, making it easier for growers to bring foreign workers to the United States. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Border control big for Bush budget

Feb 4, 2008
President Bush's fiscal plan for next year will focus on cutting health care programs, transportation and education. But there will be a substantial increase in border security. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Immigration, Mexico

Anti-immigration gets harsher in Arizona

Jan 1, 2008
One of the nation's harshest anti-immigration laws goes into effect today in Arizona. If a company knowingly hires undocumented workers, it could lose its business license. Dan Grech reports.
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