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Patti Romp, in striped jacket, has been selling Christmas trees for 27 years. Her daughter, Ellie Bishop, far left, and son, Tim Romp, are taking the reigns this year

Secrets of the Christmas tree lot

Dec 17, 2014
The Vermont family selling that Christmas tree in Brooklyn? They didn't grow it. A big tree farm did.
Posted In: Christmas tree, holiday, Christmas, migrant workers, New York

Border towns hit hard as fewer migrants cross

Apr 28, 2014
Fewer migrants crossing Arizona’s border mean a slump for towns that relied on the smuggling economy.
Posted In: Immigration, migrant workers

Migrant workers sending more money home

Sep 24, 2012
Despite rough economic times, remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean were up 8 percent from 2010 to 2011.
Posted In: migrant workers, remittances, Latin America