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Stemming the Boomer retirement tide

Feb 12, 2007
One California professor says we need to invest in educating the children of immigrant workers, because they may be our best hope for replacing the wave of Baby Boomers about to leave the workforce.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Raising the fee for the American dream

Feb 5, 2007
The government is considering a proposal to hike the application fee for U.S. citizenship from $330 to $595. Is it a fair price to pay? John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

New backdrop for immigration reform

Jan 23, 2007
With Democrats in control of Congress, President Bush is expected to make a renewed push for an immigration policy overhaul. And his guest worker program might have a better shot this time around. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Washington

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

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