Canada: What Do We Owe Our Guest Workers?

June 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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 ”You’re good enough to work here for a while, but now go home.”

 The latest batch of more than 175,000 foreign temporary workers in Canada can expect to hear that message. It’s the deal. We get workers we need to make our economy function better. They get pay and a limited taste of life in a nation regularly voted one of the world’s best places to live. Read more

AP Impact: US-Mexico border isn’t so dangerous

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By Associated Press Writer Martha Mendoza,Thu Jun 3, 11:38 am ET

It’s one of the safest parts of America, and it’s getting safer.

It’s the U.S.-Mexico border, and even as politicians say more federal troops are needed to fight rising violence, government data obtained by The Associated Press show it actually isn’t so dangerous after all.

The top four big cities in America with the lowest rates of violent crime are all in border states: San Diego, Phoenix, El Paso and Austin, according to a new FBI report. Read more