This immigrant small businessman brings a taste of Bolivia to his community

Apr 12, 2024
Adrian Espinoza, owner of Empanada Club in Portland, Maine, talks about starting his business dealing with rising costs.
Adrian Espinoza, owner of Empanada Club in Portland, Maine, makes and sells Bolivian style empanadas at farmers markets, festivals and through his online shop.
Courtesy Espinoza

Burundian photographer based in New Hampshire hopes to open up a studio one day

Mar 4, 2024
Photographer Augustine Nyonzima is an immigrant small business owner who has big dreams for his business.
Nyonzima started his photography business in 2014, just seven years after he moved to the U.S.
Courtesy Augustine Nyonzima

Immigration reform seen as key to U.S. AI leadership

Sep 15, 2023
If the U.S. fails to attract and retain foreign AI talent, the biggest winner could be Canada.
VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images

Ukrainians will soon be eligible for temporary protected status. What does that mean?

Apr 6, 2022
It lets people get work permits and protects them from deportation. The status does not offer a path to citizenship.
While Ukrainians will soon be eligible for temporary protected status, it is not a path to citizenship and doesn't include eligibility for programs like federal housing assistance or food stamps.
Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Erie's population bolstered by immigrants

Jan 19, 2017
But there are fears about what Donald Trump's policies could mean for new arrivals.
Bassam Dabbah is one of Erie's residents who immigrated from Jordan. Dabbah is now a proud American citizen.
Maitham Basha-Agha/Marketplace

Brexit: What it means for the migrants already living in Britain

Jul 4, 2016
The uncertainty in the UK has created backlash and displacement.
The smoke from a flare hangs in the air as thousands of protesters gather in Parliament Square in a protest over Brexit on July 2, 2016.

Undocumented workers pay special fees

Apr 30, 2013
Undocumented workers are vulnerable to exploitation and often get nickeled and dimed as a result of their status.

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Going for a ride with Chicago's 'raiteros'

Apr 29, 2013
Underground labor brokers in Chicago exploit undocumented Latino workers who need rides to warehouse jobs in the suburbs.

Stuck in a labor trap: More from ProPublica

Apr 29, 2013
ProPublica and Marketplace team up for a special investigation into an underworld of labor brokers, known as "raiteros," who charge worker fees, pushing their pay below minimum wage.