The tragedy Sunday draws spotlights to the growing problem of sweatshops in Europe exploiting immigrant laborers, just another part of the region’s struggle to handle legal and illegal immigration.
Posted on Dec 2, 2013
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Mexican immigration to the United States has slowed after four decades of the largest rush of migrants from a single country in American history and may even be declining, a report by the Pew Hispanic Center says.
Posted on Apr 24, 2012
What happens when migrant workers in Alabama decide that the state’s labor laws make it too risky to keep doing the grueling work nobody else is willing to do? Answer: They leave. (more)
Posted on Oct 27, 2011
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