Americans Living in Tijuana, Working in San Diego
Americans earning minimum wage are unable to afford the average rent
Americans earning minimum wage are unable to afford the average rent for a decent two-bedroom apartment in any state, county or metro area. California is facing some of the worst of it – there are only 22 affordable rental homes available per 100 extremely low-income households. But some southern California workers have a creative solution to the financial squeeze: living abroad. Correspondent Jessica Gomez has the story of U.S. citizens making a daily international commute.
From: Matter of Fact