America's loss is world's gain?

Mar 2, 2009
A new research paper suggests immigrants are leaving the US to return to their home countries -- mainly because of the job market rather than...
Posted In: Immigration

He's successful -- and undocumented

Dec 17, 2008
A small businessman who runs a car repair shop in Minneapolis is doing rather well these days, as customers try to extend the lives of their beaters. But he has a big obstacle to success -- he's an undocumented Mexican immigrant. Stephen Smith reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

French firms turn to poor areas for help

Nov 24, 2008
France's largely immigrant suburbs have long faced high unemployment, in some areas at double the national average. But large companies have now begun recruiting from these neighborhoods because it's good for business. Anita Elash report.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

U.K. cracking down on immigration

Nov 20, 2008
About 500 foreign workers arrive in the U.K. every day to settle down. Now, the government wants to crack down on its immigration policy. Stephen Beard reports a majority of Brits favor a cut in immigration.
Posted In: Immigration

U.S. crisis devastates Mexican towns

Nov 19, 2008
The U.S. economic crisis means it's harder for Mexican migrants to find work, and that means there's less money sent home to families. Dan Grech visits a small town in central Mexico to see how it's faring.
Posted In: Economy, Immigration, Mexico

GOP needs to get real on immigration

Sep 3, 2008
While the GOP convention is on, we've asked some Republican thinkers to tell us where they think the party can do better. Commentator David Frum says it ought to start with immigration.
Posted In: Immigration

Stricter English rules for U.S. truckers

Jul 18, 2008
As the demand for truck drivers increases, more drivers who don't speak the required amount of English have made it to the road. Now the government is planning to crack down. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration

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.
Posted In: Immigration

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