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All Posts Tagged With: "Immigration"

Slideshow: In Israel, Migrants Replace Palestinian Workers

Walls and checkpoints make it difficult for Palestinians to get to work, so Israel has become reliant on workers from Thailand, the Philippines, China, and Africa.

Dec 31st, 2008 | Comments

18 with a Bullet: Video Update

Salvadoran gang member Traveiso's mother went north to find work in the United States. His mother’s story paints a portrait of one immigrant’s experience and the difficulties of life stretched across borders.

Aug 5th, 2008 | Comments

18 with a Bullet: Introduction

(Encore presentation August 5, 2008) With unprecedented access to the lives of these self-proclaimed “homeboys,” "18 with a Bullet" uncovers the inner workings of a gang whose transnational membership numbers in the tens of thousands and which has captured the attention of U.S. law enforcement.

Jul 11th, 2006 | Comments

Border Jumpers: Introduction

(July 26, 2005) "Border Jumpers" takes us inside the human drama at the Botswana-Zimbabwe border, profiling illegal immigrants threatened with arrest and deportation, and a journalist who reports on growing fears among Botswana's citizens that their 1.7 million people could be overrun by Zimbabwe's troubled 12 million.

Jul 26th, 2005 | Comments

Border Jumpers: Strengthening African Leadership

Africa has long been saddled with poor, even malevolent, leadership: predatory kleptocrats, military-installed autocrats, economic illiterates, and puffed-up posturers. By far the most egregious examples come from Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zimbabwe — countries that have been run into the ground despite their abundant natural resources.

Jul 26th, 2005 | Comments

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