immigration

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

McCain and the Latine vote

Republicans are trying to convince more young Latinos that John McCain will keep their communities safe and strong and that he's the best candidate on immigration issues. The World's Jason Margolis speaks with some of McCain's Latino supporters.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and geo answer

For today's Global Hit, The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Eugene Rodriguez and his band, Los Cenzontles. The Bay Area group is about a lot more than fusing Mexican and American music. In fact it's a front band for a community arts center created to help Mexican-American immigrant kids stay out of trouble.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Pianist Eliane Elias was raised in Brazil amid the bossa nova craze of the 1960s. She made her career in the United States, but now revisits the music of her Brazilian youth in a new CD. The World's Ken Bader has today's Global Hit.