Hip hop artist Joaquin Santos is from San Diego but he has strong family ties to El Salvador. His solo album, Salva Vida, tackles the social, political and economic problems plaguing the Central American nation.
Maritime smuggling of illegal immigrants is rising along the coast of southern California and so are the dangers. Jill Replogle spoke with a man who runs a boat rescue team for abandoned or stranded boats off of San Diego.
When Capt. Blake Hall left Iraq, he was preparing to bring his friend and Iraqi interpreter to the United States with him. Unfortunately, a short time later, the interpreter was killed while on patrol with other soldiers. Now, Hall has finally succeeded in bringing the man's family to the U.S.
Scottish craft brewers Martin Dickie and James Watt are known as the Brew Dogs. They're bringing their experimental brand of American-inspired craft brewing to the United States. Their new TV series, Brew Dogs, launches on the Esquire network this week.
When it comes to immigration reform, President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers generally agree on one starting point: that undocumented immigrants seeking US citizenship should get in the "back of the line."
There are thousands, perhaps millions of immigrants waiting in line, legally, to become U.S. citizens. Politicians agree that those who may be put on a path to legalization by immigration reform should wind up "behind" those already in line. What that means, though, is ill-defined. And if the line doesn't speed up, folks may die in line.
The country we want you to name for the Geo Quiz is a landlocked kingdom in the Himalayas. If you plan to travel there, keep in mind there's a national dress code. And be prepared to dodge arrows: archery is the national sport.
The war in Iraq officially ended nearly a year and a half ago. But refugees from the conflict are still being admitted to the US by the thousands. Reporter Adrian Florido of the Fronteras public radio partnership reports.
Immigration reform is a top priority for Republicans and Democrats in the current political term. Both agree that something needs to be done. Farmers and agricultural industry types hope that their agreement includes fixing the guest worker program. But some immigrant activists say that's not such a good idea.