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U.S. tightens border security as Clinton heads to Mexico

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U.S. tightens border security as Clinton heads to Mexico

Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico and the newly-announced initiative to increase security along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Posted: March 25, 2009 14:54   Comments: 4
Border fence can’t hide growing challenges in Mexico

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Border fence can’t hide growing challenges in Mexico

Worldfocus editorial consultant Peter Eisner writes about how the U.S. might engage with Mexico and its troubles rather than build fences.

Posted: March 25, 2009 13:05   Comments: 4
Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

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Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

A lot of chatter has surrounded China's interests in Africa. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show examined the roots of the China-Africa relationship dating back 50 years. Tune in now.

Posted: February 17, 2009 20:42   Comments: 2
Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

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Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

For years now, immigration into the United States from Mexico has been a huge issue in American politics. But Mexico is facing similar problems on its southern border, as Central Americans in search of higher-paying work pour into the country.

Posted: February 10, 2009 16:00   Comments: 11
Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

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Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south

Venture to the first stop on the train line in Chiapas, Mexico, and meet several Central American immigrants heading north to the U.S.

Posted: February 10, 2009 15:31   Comments: 1
Immigrants and religions redefine Israeli society

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Immigrants and religions redefine Israeli society

The wave of immigration over the past few decades has changed the face of Israel. Also, some 20 percent of Israelis are Muslims, Christians and other minorities.

Posted: February 4, 2009 15:25   Comments: 42
Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

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Take a walk down Tel Aviv’s most diverse street

Tel Aviv's Neve Sha'anan Street serves the vibrant ethnic communities that have folded into contemporary Israeli society.

Posted: February 4, 2009 14:48   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

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Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

Does the U.S. risk falling behind as skilled immigrants and foreign students return to work in their home countries? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the economic, political and social forces driving reverse brain drain. Listen now.

Posted: February 3, 2009 20:38   Comments: 5
“Slumdog” immigrant waits for U.S. Green Card lifeline

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“Slumdog” immigrant waits for U.S. Green Card lifeline

Rajeet Mohan is an Indian living in the U.S. on an H-1B visa. He shares his frustrating immigration experience and offers some solutions to retain and leverage highly-skilled immigrants in the U.S.

Posted: February 2, 2009 18:10   Comments: 56
Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

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Home countries lure skilled immigrants away from U.S.

Though the U.S. has often been called the "land of opportunity," the country is losing some of its top minds to companies overseas. In a phenomenon known as reverse brain drain, highly skilled immigrants to the U.S. are returning to their home countries.

Posted: January 29, 2009 17:15   Comments: 0
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