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Drop in global remittances may worsen poverty

Jun 29, 2020
Migrants who have lost wages due to COVID-19 are struggling to send funds back home to their families in poorer countries.
A man in Miami sends a remittance to his mother in Cuba.
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Amid worker shortage, Houston restaurant industry seeks immigration reform

Feb 11, 2020
According to one estimate, the national workforce will lose more than a million workers aged under 25 in the next eight years.
Cooks at Hugo’s restaurant in Houston, Texas, prepare for the lunch shift.
Macie Kelly/Houston Public Media

Texan advocacy group fighting to recoup unpaid wages

May 30, 2019
Wage theft disproportionally affects those with limit resources to fight back.
A janitor does some cleaning at the Columbia Mall on July 24, 2017 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
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