WBEZ News 'Morning Shift' #63: Selling short WBEZ Staff December 10, 2012 [View the story "'Morning Shift' #63: Selling short" on Storify]'Morning Shift' #63: Selling shortOn Monday's Morning Shift, we look at immigration policy, economic mobility, the housing market, and Illinois Christmas trivia.Storified by · Mon, Dec 10 2012 06:26:10 More content below this sponsor message All eyes are on Congress to come up with a deal to avoid going over the approaching “fiscal cliff”, but it’s not the only issue facing Congress and President Obama. Immigration is back on the minds of both sides of the aisle. Democratic Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky of the 9th District explains what she sees next for immigration legislation. We’ll hear from a Republican member of Congress later in the week.IMG_4100-1-webOperation: Elect Tammy!Bush Urges Immigration Policy Reshaped With 'Benevolent Spirit'Former President George W. Bush weighed back into the nation's volatile immigration debate on Tuesday by calling on policymakers in Washi...Illegal immigrant driver's license plan advances in Illinois SenateBill likely to clear Senate next week, will make roads safer, Cullerton says SPRINGFIELD - - As many as 250,000 illegal immigrants would ...For Front & Center’s series on economic mobility, Dan Bobkoff profiles an experimental school that’s paying teachers $125,000 a year. The goal is to attract top quality teachers who could have a greater impact on students and their adult earnings.Front & CenterFront & Center | American Dream Traditional unions struggle to re-assert their power in the historic stronghold of the American labor mov...New data from RealtyTrac suggests that short sales are up this quarter more than 50 percent than this time last year. Chicago magazine “Deal Estate” columnist Dennis Rodkin says this is a good thing, and that sellers shouldn’t always fear the short sale. Rodkin explains why he thinks short sales should be an option. Bert Gor of The Short Sale Group, Inc. also joins the conversation about the short sale process Foreclosures Take Back Seat To Short Sales, Says RealtyTracLenders are beginning to dump foreclosures in favor of short sales and for a very good reason: Money. According to the National Associati...WBEZ history blogger and quiz master John Schmidt stops by to test your knowledge of Chicago Christmas trivia. To play, call 312.923.9239.There in Chicago (#17)How well did you find your way around 1955 Chicago? We reveal yesterday's mystery location.