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Conflict & Justice

Without lawyers, 90% of children crossing into the US alone seeking safety could be sent back

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Molly Castillo-Keefe helps migrant children in Chicago seek shelter and asylum. About half of them, she says, have experienced violence in their home countries. And if current numbers are any indication, nearly all of those seeking asylum from violence will be sent home if they don't find a lawyer to represent them.

Arts, Culture & Media

Citizenship? No thanks, I'll pass for now

Along with gaining the right to vote and the responsibility of serving on a jury, some studies show new citizens make clear economic gains as well. But not everyone buys it. Naturalization rates in the US are extremely low. Of the more than 8 million people with a US green card, less than 40 percent will go on to naturalize. That's nearly a third of the naturalization rate in our neighbor to the north, Canada.

Conflict & Justice

Natural-born question

What does it mean to be a "natural-born" citizen? That's what you have to be to become US president, and it's not just an academic question, as Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from law professor Sarah Duggin.

Arts, Culture & Media

The final trip home

Correspondent Brian Bull reports that when it comes to choosing a final resting place, many Latino families in the U.S. choose to send their late relatives home -- to their country of origin. Some say it's a key step in ensuring peace for the departed's soul.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - Deeya

Today's Global Hit features a singer from Norway who grew up in a Muslim immigrant community there. For Deeyah - as she's known - success came early...but it was followed by harassment and threats from her own community.