Immigrants Emigrating from California, New York

A recent census report reveals Hispanic, Asian and black immigrants are leaving the states of New York and California in unprecedented numbers. Part of the reason is overcrowding and lack of jobs. NPR's Tony Cox discusses the effects of this new reverse migration with immigration expert Jeffrey Passel of the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., and Georgia State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond.



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