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What immigration reform means to small businesses

Nov 10, 2016
How will Donald Trump's decisions on immigration reform affect small businesses?
A worker harvests cantaloupes on a farm near Firebaugh, California. 

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Immigrant businesses brace for a Trump presidency

Nov 9, 2016
Some business owners are worried about a backlash.
A bootblack polishes the shoes of a client who reads a newspaper with headlines referring to the eventual triumph of US presidential candidate Donald Trump on November 9, 2016 in Mexico City. The Mexican peso plunged by 7.64 percent to a record low against the dollar on Wednesday after Donald Trump's shock US election win, market data showed.

Five of your immigration questions, answered

Oct 26, 2016
We got a lot of questions while reporting on migrant labor from a hops field in Washington.
A naturalization ceremony in Washington.
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What an influx of legal workers might mean

Nov 20, 2014
With a policy change, nearly 4 million undocumented immigrants could be authorized to work legally.

Confused by immigration politics? Explaining the 'prevailing wage'

Apr 1, 2013
Key business and labor groups have agreed to a temporary worker plan that may result in political compromise. The deal hinges on paying a "prevailing wage."

A glimpse of what legal status means for the undocumented

Feb 19, 2013
Deferred Action allows the children of undocumented immigrants to work legally in the U.S., but only temporarily.

New rules change benefits for undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens

Feb 8, 2013
Select undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens could get hardship waivers allowing them to circumvent bureaucratic hurdles that can separate families for up to 10 years.

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