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Public Radio International - Illinois Public Media News - May 20, 2013

Immigrant Domestic Workers Test New Ways to Settle Disputes

By Nina Porzucki, The World


(Duration: 4:43)

Anna Amoral (on the left) mediating a mock case.

On a recent Saturday afternoon, a dozen nannies and housecleaners, many of them immigrants from Brazil, gather with employers in a living room in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They snack on cheese and crackers, breaking the ice a bit before talking about talking and how to settle some of the troubles that can bubble up in domestic work.

Categories: Human Rights, Immigration

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - May 13, 2013

U of I Commencement Speaker Urges Grads to Take “Harder Road”

Shahid Khan reflected on his own success as he encouraged the Class of 2013 to chart their own futures.

By Sean Powers and Jim Meadows


(Duration: 18:13)

Shahid Khan

Billionaire businessman Shahid Khan gave the commencement address Sunday at two seperate ceremonies on the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus. 

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