In the middle of midterms at South Africa's Centre of Science and Technology high school, one of the students lost his mom — who succumbed to illness. Now the teenager, Sive, is the man of the house and must balance those responsibilities with coursework, homework, being a student and, hopefully, charting a future for himself.
Many undocumented immigrants in the United States have a problem: they need to drive to work and to access basic services, like healthcare. But in many states, they're not entitled to driver's licenses, which makes even getting to the hospital after being thrown by a bull, a major struggle.
There's a growing demand for a metal you've probably never heard of, t's called "molybdenum" and it's used in computers, and right now, the global demand for the metal is so high that it's prompted the re-opening of a long dormant mine in Colorado,
Some immigrants living in the shadows have gone to Washington, D.C. to lobby directly for immigration reform. We meet a janitor who made the trek to D.C. along with other members of his union. He's originally from Mexico and now lives in Pittsburgh.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a Colorado town about 170 miles west of Denver. The answer is Carbondale. Carbondale is home to a growing number of Latino immigrants. They've found a haven at local business called Garcia's Cafe. Reporter Sarah Hughes dropped by Garcia's Cafe on a recent afternoon, and sent us this report.