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Poor people supporting poorer people

Oct 17, 2007
A new study offers compelling evidence the labor market has gone global. Roughly 150 million people have left their homes and taken jobs abroad, and they send billions of dollars back home. Steve Henn reports.
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Rousing Senegal from 'European dream'

Sep 21, 2007
Every year, thousands of Senegalese die trying to immigrate to Spain illegally. But the Spanish government is hoping a million-dollar ad campaign will make them think twice about taking the risky voyage.
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Skilled immigrants: 'Deal with us'

Sep 20, 2007
Skilled immigrants unhappy with current immigration policies protested in Washington this week. Scott Jagow talks to economics correspondent Chris Farrell about the need for comprehensive reform.
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Syria filters its Iraqi immigration

Sep 10, 2007
The flow of immigrants from Iraq has put a lot of pressure on Syria's economy. And starting today, the country implements a new rule that only allows Iraqi businessmen and academics to enter. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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Construction jobs hang on

Aug 22, 2007
The housing bubble has burst and new home construction has slowed dramatically, but a new study shows that Hispanic construction workers have managed to keep finding work. Though maybe not as much. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Housing, Immigration, Jobs

Seeking health-care help across borders

Aug 14, 2007
Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has been in Mexico, meeting with officials on health care -- how to pay for it when Mexicans working in America need medical care. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health, Immigration, Mexico

Syrians' welcome to Iraqis cools

Aug 13, 2007
The only country in the world that willingly admits Iraqi refugees is Syria. So far, roughly 1.5 million Iraqis have fled there. But some Syrians want the welcome mat rolled up. Jennifer Glasse reports.
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Administration lays out immigration plan

Aug 10, 2007
The Bush administration presented its immigration blueprint with two cabinet secretaries making the announcement of more than two dozen policies -- some new, some already on the books. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

Welcome to 'Westonzuela'

Aug 9, 2007
Florida, the Cuban capital of the United States, is making room for a new Latino group -- Venezuelans fleeing the rule of President Hugo Chavez. Dan Grech reports on what the influx means for the state's economy.
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No match, no job

Aug 8, 2007
Any day now, the Department of Homeland Security is expected to unveil new rules requiring employers to fire workers whose Social Security numbers don't match their names. But critics say don't expect those workers to go home. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

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