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The Obama administration announced today that it's going to stop deporting young immigrants whose parents brought them to this country illegally as children. This means hundreds of thousands of people could qualify for temporary work status. We get reaction from…

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A young, undocumented immigrant on the deportation shift

Jun 15, 2012
Twenty-one-year-old Reyna Wences on why she doesn't think the Obama administration's immigration announcement today goes far enough.

Obama eases restrictions on illegal immigrants

Jun 15, 2012
Under a new policy, many illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children will be able stay in the country and work.

Niagara Falls' high-wire stunt for the economy

Jun 15, 2012
Aeralist Nik Wallenda's walk across Niagara Falls is expected to bring tourism dollars to a New York town's struggling economy.

Weekly Wrap: Greece's woes, Jamie Dimon's testimony

Jun 15, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The state of Greece and the eurozone and the Jamie Dimon testimony in front of the Senate.

The cost of raising kids

Jun 15, 2012
Top earners are able to spend more, boosting their children's odds for future success.

Facebook not the most disappointing IPO ever

Jun 15, 2012
That title would actually go to a Chinese online gaming company.

Congress makes new financial disclosures

Jun 15, 2012
Annual disclosure forms show investments, liabilities, and other sources of income. This week's filings were the last before a broader new rule goes into effect.

Dad's income a predictor of his kids'

Jun 15, 2012
Americans have less economic mobility across generations than those in most other rich developed countries.

A man walks into a bar... in Athens

Jun 15, 2012
The spotlight is on Greece, where elections could determine its future in the eurozone. How are Greeks feeling about their future?

The Obama administration announced today that it’s going to stop deporting young immigrants whose parents brought them to this country illegally as children. This means hundreds of thousands of people could qualify for temporary work status. We get reaction from an undocumented young woman. Father’s Day is this Sunday and you have more to thank your dad for than you probably thought — turns out how well you do in life has a lot to do with how well your dad did. Plus, we look into the costs of raising a child. And reporter Stephen Beard wraps up his A Man Walks Into a Bar series in Greece.

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