Large numbers of Mexican and Central American immigrant workers comprise the Wisconsin dairy farm labor force.

Immigrant workers help save Wisconsin dairy farms

Nov 11, 2015
Mexican and Central American immigrants are a large share of the workers on Wisconsin dairy farms.
Posted In: Central America, Mexico, immigrants, dairy, dairy farmers
A view of Columbia University.

New resource guide aimed at helping undocumented youth

Oct 20, 2015
It includes success tips for high school and college students.
Posted In: immigrants, DACA, high school, college
The Detroit skyline at night. An influx of immigrants has helped parts of Detroit avoid the city's larger downward spiral.

For troubled Detroit, could immigration help?

Nov 21, 2014
Some believe offering visas to immigrants could give a boost to the troubled city.
Posted In: Immigration, Detroit, immigrants, Economy, work visas
The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, California.

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.
Posted In: illegal immigrants, immigrants, employment, Jobs
Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

Immigrants closing gap on homeownership

Aug 28, 2014
Immigrants fared better on homeownership than the native-born in the recession.
Posted In: immigrants, home ownership, housing crisis

Is immigration reform sexist?

Jun 20, 2013
A group of female senators has introduced an amendment to the immigration bill that would set aside 30,000 residency cards a year for fields typically dominated by women.
Posted In: immigration reform, immigrants

Immigration TV: Get ready for the ad blitz

Jun 11, 2013
As the Senate debates a significant overhaul to our nation's immigration laws, special interest groups are wading into the fight. Advocates and opponents of immigration reform are spending on TV ads and lobbying.
Posted In: immigrants, Immigration, lobbying

Mexicans returning from U.S. find challenges at home

Jan 16, 2013
Tougher enforcement of immigration laws in the U.S. and an economic downturn have persuaded many Mexican immigrants to return home, but some face hard times there despite Mexico's growing economy.
Posted In: Mexico, immigrants

Report: Multi-generational living on the rise

Oct 25, 2012
A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that multi-generational living is on the rise. In 2010, 4.4 percent of U.S. households had three or more generations living under one roof.
Posted In: census, cost of living, immigrants

Informal lending can boost your credit score

Oct 19, 2012
A group in San Francisco has found a way to report informal lending circles popular among some immigrant groups to credit bureaus -- as a way to boost the credit scores of participants.
Posted In: lending circles, credit, credit score, immigrants