Both President Obama and the bipartisan group of senators proposing comprehensive immigration reform insist that unauthorized immigrants must move to "the back of the line." But what is the line? In fact, there's are many lines - limits on overall immigration but also limits on immigrants from any one country. And some believe that's the problem. Countries that provide big numbers of immigrants have a line that is so long it might encourage more unauthorized immigration.
Las Vegas resident, Troy Lovick used to work helping small businesses find secure financing but after the economic collapse in 2008 he found himself unemployed and functionally homeless. Lovick now lives in foreclosed home that his friends once owned and is working to get a new business off the ground.
A new report from the Brookings Institution predicts that Southern Nevada will be one of the last regions in the country to recover from the recession. We talk with Alan Berube, the research director at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.