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Many illegal immigrants own homes and cars and have children who are U.S. citizens. With the rise of deportations, some immigrants are preparing wills to make sure their assets and children are taken care of in case they are deported.
The Conservatives in Britain's coalition government are proposing a plan to push more able-bodied people off the welfare rolls and into the workforce. Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports from London.
Republicans on Capitol Hill may not be able to repeal the health care law. But the law leaves a lot of decisions up to individual states, so governors will have a big influence on how well the law is implemented. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.
The President's debt commission proposes a plan to cut $4 trillion in government debt with big changes to the tax code and by reducing spending on defense, health care and Social Security.
The Federal Reserve's plan to pump $600 billion more into the U.S. economy wasn't announced until last week and hasn't even taken effect yet, but it's already getting investors to think ahead. They've been making moves since August, actually, reports Stacey Vanek Smith.
The faulty paperwork scandal put another huge obstacle in the foreclosure crisis. But who were these so-called unqualified employees who were hired by banks? Bob Moon talks to Marian Wang from ProPublica about what she found after sifting through the job listings.
With applications for jobless benefits hitting a four-month low, there may be a ray of hope in the jobs industry. As Iowa Public Radio's Sarah McCammon visits a job fair, she finds much of the work is temporary, but that could be a good sign.
Marketplace for Thursday, November 11, 2010