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Immigrants hitting 'second wall'

Jul 30, 2007
The price of U.S. citizenship goes up today. New fees nearly triple the old ones and that's creating a whole new barrier for low-wage immigrants who are playing by the rules. Dan Grech reports.
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Huddled masses yearning to learn free

Jul 23, 2007
With English proficiency becoming an increasingly crucial skill for U.S. immigrants, classes to learn the language for free fill up fast. Jessie Graham reports on the demands facing English-language programs in New York.
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Immigration rules push Microsoft north

Jul 6, 2007
Microsoft announced it's expanding operations in Vancouver, Canada. The company said the move is meant to attract talent and avoid U.S. immigration rules. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration

Only German-speaking spouses allowed

Jul 5, 2007
Germany's parliament has approved a new immigration law requiring non-European Union spouses to speak German before they can join their husbands or wives in the country. Nancy Farghalli reports.
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Old citizenship rates going, going...

Jul 5, 2007
There's been a surge in citizenship applications across the country in the past six months. Patriotic fervor? More likely, immigrants are hoping to avoid the 69 percent increase in the application fee. Dan Grech reports.
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U.K. tightens rules on skilled immigrants

Jul 4, 2007
After bomb scares in London and Glasgow, Britain has announced it will increase security checks on highly skilled immigrant workers. Dan Grech reports on how this move will affect a British economy that's dependent on foreigners.
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Business lobbies for foreign workers

Jul 3, 2007
The immigration bill defeated in the Senate last week may not be dead after all, at least not if business interests get their way. They're pushing to bring back parts of the legislation that would allow far more foreign workers. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

Immigration-bill boost for Home Depot?

Jun 27, 2007
A proposed amendment to the controversial legislation would shield the home improvement superstore chain from being forced by local governments to provide facilities for day laborers. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs, Washington

Wanted: Bilingual teachers

Jun 26, 2007
While most kids are out of school for the summer, school administrators spend the time looking for teachers.And in Texas, bilingual teachers are in particularly short supply. Joy Diaz reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Immigration bill up for vote

Jun 26, 2007
The Senate is expected today to vote on an immigration bill. If it passes it could loosen restrictions on employment laws. It could also slam the door shut on amnesty. But that's all riding on a big "if," Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

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