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Migrants as pesos

Jan 19, 2007
For many illegal immigrants coming into America across the U.S.-Mexico border, it's not the first border they've crossed. Dan Grech went to Mexico's southern border to see what a difficult, dangerous place it can be.
Posted In: Immigration, Mexico

Migrants sending home billions

Jan 17, 2007
A report out today says the U.S is the top migrant-receiving country worldwide. So workers sending money home can create an outgoing cash flow problem — but also an opportunity, say the study's authors.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration

If you can't rent legally <nobr>. . .</nobr> buy

Jan 12, 2007
Cities in Texas, New Jersey, Missouri and Pennsylvania have passed laws that bar illegal immigrants from renting apartments. So, illegal immigrants are taking ownership of the problem. Joy Diaz reports.
Posted In: Canada, Crime, Housing, Immigration

Pizza for pesos

Jan 8, 2007
If you've got Mexican pesos in your pocket and a hankering for a pepperoni pizza, then Pizza Patron's the place for you. Antonio Swad, the Dallas-based company's president, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the new offer.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration, Mexico, Retail

Immigrants flock to Spain

Dec 18, 2006
Many Spanish-speaking Latin Americans looking for a better life are choosing skip the U.S. &mdash; and emigrate to Spain instead. Jerome Socolovsky has the story from Madrid.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration

Swift's meat-plant employees questioned

Dec 12, 2006
U.S. immigration officials raided six meatpacking plants owned by Swift & Co. today &mdash; surprising since Swift is in a voluntary pilot program aimed at rooting out undocumented workers. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

Popular wedding day

Nov 23, 2006
Businesses in New York's Chinatown will be humming today, but not because of Thanksgiving. Alisa Roth explains.
Posted In: Immigration

VCs push for more skilled immigrants

Nov 15, 2006
Startup companies founded by immigrants have helped entrepreneurship flourish in America, a new study finds. But the venture capitalists who funded it have their own agenda, Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Lowering the language barrier

Nov 9, 2006
The number of Latinos fatally-injured on the job has been climbing for years, due in part to language barriers with their English-speaking supervisors. One company in Nashville is trying to bridge the gap. Blake Farmer reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Microlending to create jobs in Senegal

Nov 7, 2006
The West African country of Senegal has a 50% unemployment rate, so it's no wonder thousands of migrants take a chance and head for Spain's Canary Islands. But could small loans to help the poor start their own businesses keep them home? Jordan Davis reports.
Posted In: Canada, Immigration

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