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

Europe's plan for asylum seekers

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on an ambitious new plan announced by the Europe Union to resettle more refugees from around the world. It's partly to distribute them more equally around Europe. But it's also an attempt to lower immigration.

Lifestyle & Belief

Returning to Sudan

A refugee named Valentino Achak Deng returned from the U.S. to his home in Sudan. Deng built a school with proceeds from a book based on his life written by author Dave Eggers. The World's Jeb Sharp talks with Eggers and Deng about their friendship.

Conflict & Justice

Pakistani radio in Texas

Texas is home to one of the fastest growing Pakistani communities in the United States... And on two popular South Asian talk shows, the Pakistani-American hosts address the problem of Muslim extremism. Shomial Ahmad listened in.