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witf's Real Life | Real Issues is a multimedia series devoted to providing several angles on a single issue of interest to Central PA each month. The goal is to provide in-depth coverage of the topic on all witf media, including witf 89.5 & 93.3, witf TV, Central PA Magazine and witf.org. Real Life | Real Issues also engages listeners, viewers and readers on witf's Facebook and Twitter accounts to discuss the issues with members of the community.

RLRI Voices: Illegal immigrants, jobs and the fallout

Written by Tim Lambert, witf Multimedia News Director | Nov 18, 2010 9:06 AM

(Lead-in) -- Some 110,000 illegal immigrants were estimated to have jobs in Pennsylvania last year. That's about 1.8 percent of the state's workforce, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. But, who are these workers? Who hires them? Who suffers the consequences? In our Real Life | Real Issues series on immigration in central PA, WITF's Tim Lambert reports on three stories, three voices, offering their own answers.

 

Throughout the month, WITF is reporting on immigration in central PA. Read more about Luis' journey across the border here. Also, check out the other stories in our Real Life |Real Issues series, such as a Spanish immersion class in a midstate school district and how Pennsylvania farmers are keeping a close eye on the immigration debate

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