The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
Marco Werman talks with author Andrea Stuart, about her complicated family history. Stuart is descended from British settlers who went to Barbados in the 17th century, and from the slaves who worked on their sugar plantations.
When Spanish-speaking actresses come to this country, they often spend a bundle on trying to lose their accents. But these days,a Latino accent can be an asset. Sara Loscos of Feet in Two Worlds has the story.
The people of southern Sudan are set to vote in a referendum on independence next month. If the vote passes, some northern Sudanese who live in the south fear they may no longer be welcome. Correspondent Sean Carberry reports from southern Sudan.
Jennifer Cooke directs the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. She talks with Lisa Mullins about the twists and turns in Sudan's history that lead to today's historic referendum.