Brazil looks to attract foreign engineers, doctors to boost economy

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Stephen Keppel, economic editor at Univision News, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Brazil is working to attract foreign architects, engineers, and doctors from around the world.

Congress could release its plans for an immigration overhaul as soon as next week. The bill would reportedly tighten border security and offer a pathway to citizenship for the million of people in the U.S. illegally. Meanwhile, in Brazil, lawmakers are trying to overhaul their immigration system as well โ€“ but in a very different way.

Stephen Keppel, economic editor at Univision News, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Brazil is working to attract foreign skilled workers from around the world.

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Jeremy Hobson is host of Marketplace Morning Report, where he looks at business news from a global perspective to prepare listeners for the day ahead.

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