Jill Replogle http://knau.org en What Legalizing Illegal Immigrant Labor Might Mean For The Construction Industry http://knau.org/post/what-legalizing-illegal-immigrant-labor-might-mean-construction-industry <p>Illegal immigrant laborers are plentiful in the construction business, and sometimes they compete for jobs with legal workers. Jill Replogle reports on&nbsp;what legalizing undocumented laborers might mean for the construction industry.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:27:38 +0000 Jill Replogle 26275 at http://knau.org What Legalizing Illegal Immigrant Labor Might Mean For The Construction Industry Mexicans In US Make Less Money Than Any Other Immigrant Group http://knau.org/post/mexicans-us-make-less-money-any-other-immigrant-group <p>Mexican immigrants in the U.S. make less on average than immigrants from any other part of the world, according to new research based on U.S. Census and labor data. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 21:49:41 +0000 Jill Replogle 24374 at http://knau.org Mexicans In US Make Less Money Than Any Other Immigrant Group NAFTA 20 Years Later: Part I http://knau.org/post/nafta-20-years-later-part-i <p>Negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement concluded 20 years ago this month. The treaty's goal was to eliminate barriers to trade and investment among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This week, the Changing America Desk will be look at what the agreement promised and where it did and did not deliver. Reporters Devin Browne and Jill Replogle begin the series by taking a trip back to the early 1990's.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:52:57 +0000 Jill Replogle & Devin Browne 20754 at http://knau.org The Drone Makers And Their Friends In Washington http://knau.org/post/drone-makers-and-their-friends-washington <p>You&rsquo;ve probably heard of the Congressional Black Caucus, or perhaps the Progressive Caucus. But what about the drone caucus? Officially, it&rsquo;s the <a href="http://unmannedsystemscaucus.mckeon.house.gov/"><u><font color="#0066cc">Unmanned Systems Caucus</font></u></a>.</p><p>Primarily, the caucus advocates for drones &mdash; those pilot-less planes infamous for their role targeting insurgents in Afghanistan and Pakistan. They&rsquo;re used as a spy tool in Iran, a drug-fighting tool in Mexico and an anti-smuggling tool along the U.S.-Mexico border.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 18:41:06 +0000 Jill Replogle 16566 at http://knau.org The Drone Makers And Their Friends In Washington California Senate Passes TRUST Act http://knau.org/post/california-senate-passes-trust-act <h2 class="header">&nbsp;</h2><div class="content_info"><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style " style="overflow: visible; float: right;"><a class="addthis_button_facebook_like at300b" fb:like:layout="button_count" href="http://knau.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/#" title="Send to Facebook_like"><fb:like action="like" class="fb_edge_widget_with_comment fb_iframe_widget" font="arial" href="http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2012/jul/06/california-senate-passes-trust-act/" layout="button_count" ref=".T_cLTSTaPZ4.like" show_faces="false" width="90"></fb:like></a><div class="atclear">&nbs Fri, 06 Jul 2012 16:01:01 +0000 Jill Replogle 16554 at http://knau.org Mexican Presidential Frontrunner Draws Crowds, And Protests http://knau.org/post/mexican-presidential-frontrunner-draws-crowds-and-protests <p><span class="dateline">TIJUANA, Mexico</span> &mdash; <a href="http://www.enriquepenanieto.com/"><u><font color="#0066cc">Enrique Peña Nieto</font></u></a> is the kind of politician who elicits screams from young women along with the more sober cheering of other supporters. He&rsquo;s handsome and smooth, his hair slickly combed back in a slight puff that&rsquo;s exaggerated in political cartoons and masks of his likeness.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:30:23 +0000 Jill Replogle 15008 at http://knau.org Mexican Presidential Frontrunner Draws Crowds, And Protests 'Latino' Or 'Hispanic': What's In A Name? http://knau.org/post/latino-or-hispanic-whats-name <p>The terms &quot;Latino&quot; and &quot;Hispanic&quot; are often used interchangeably. In fact, we, at the Fronteras Desk, have done so in our reporting. But we recently embarked on an investigative journey to figure out what those terms really mean, and which term most accurately describes the population we often assume it does.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 00:10:04 +0000 Jill Replogle 12567 at http://knau.org 'Latino' Or 'Hispanic': What's In A Name?