Teen jobs are hard to find as they compete with laid-off adults and fewer public-sector jobs. Some cities are raising cash to fund summer jobs.
Some laid-off educated workers are turning to lower-skilled jobs to get by.
Some 8 percent of black men in the US have lost their jobs since November 2007, according to a recent study.
Some stimulus dollars are already circulating but may not provide enough help for the jobless.
More than 9,000 illegal immigrants were prosecuted in March, a big hike from a year ago.