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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Next week, government contractors will have to verify the citizenship of their employees by entering them into a database. But the process comes with its share of costs and complications. John Dimsdale reports.