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.

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.