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My money story: When family values battle happiness

Mar 13, 2015
What does growing up in New York's Chinatown teach you about money?
Posted In: Immigration, Money, Chinatown
An increasing number of English-speaking Mexicans that return home from the U.S. are working in call centers where the pay is better than any other typical Mexican job for those without formal qualifications.

For returnees to Mexico, English is a lucrative skill

Mar 10, 2015
Mexicans who have lived in the U.S. are finding good-paying jobs in call centers.
Posted In: Mexico, Immigration, outsourcing

Why two companies dominate the private prison industry

Mar 4, 2015
Private companies run most of the facilities housing undocumented immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, prisons, DHS
President Obama faces setback from Texas judge following challenge to his executive action on U.S. immigration policy

Texas ruling makes immigrants' future uncertain

Feb 17, 2015
A Texas judge has stayed President Obama’s executive action to stop millions of undocumented immigrants from facing deportation.
Posted In: Barack Obama, executive orders, Immigration, lawsuit
The U.S. Capitol building is pictured. To keep the government funded beyond Dec. 11, Congress is considering an omnibus spending bill that would solve the problem for nine months and affect every agency except the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress’ latest fiscal buzzword: ‘Cromnibus’

Dec 1, 2014
Hybrid word combines “omnibus” spending bill and a continuing resolution, or “CR” – two funding stopgaps.
Posted In: Immigration, Congress, government spending
President Barack Obama speaks Nov. 21  at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nev., about changes he is making regarding U.S. immigration policy. His reforms are expected to have a positive impact on education.

Immigration policy could change the education equation

Nov 24, 2014
The new policy could reduce stress and increase parent involvement in schools.
Posted In: Immigration, Education, Jobs
President Barack Obama announced executive actions on U.S. immigration policy Thursday during a nationally televised address from the White House. Several key industries will be affected by his announcement.

The economic impact of Obama's immigration reform

Nov 21, 2014
Obama's executive action on immigration will affect more immigrants than any previous immigration action by a sitting president. The centerpiece will provide protection from deportation and a path to a work permit for about 4 million unauthorized immigrants.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, Jobs, industries

What will and won't be offered to undocumented workers

Nov 21, 2014
The President announced certain protections, but not healthcare coverage.
Posted In: Immigration, immigration reform, undocumented immigrant, ACA
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

Obama expected to announce immigration reform soon

Nov 13, 2014
Immigration reform may protect 5 million people from deportation.
Posted In: Immigration

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