The US citizenship has an amazingly high pass rate — but it also has a number of critics. They argue the questions, frankly, are bad. And the test doesn't encourage immigrants to become better citizens, but rather to memorize facts they can write on the test.
A photo of three pioneering women doctors has been circulating in social media -- but they're not wearing white lab coats. They're wearing culturally significant dress and they represent the first women doctors from their countries, back in the 1800s.
Thousands of men from Myanmar and other southeast Asian countries are being used as slaves to catch fish that may end up on American dinner tables. The Associated Press uncovered the story and followed the distribution trail to the United States.
Some refugees who've lived in warmer climates all their life, come to the US sporting flip flops and shorts. Part of their American orientation is learning how to stay warm and enjoy the winter weather in Minnesota.
The Rohingyas Muslims in Myanmar are mostly stateless and living in grim conditions. Reuters photographer Minzayar visited one of the displaced Rohingya camps, where he documented them making connections with loved ones via a laptop at Internet huts.
President Barack Obama has announced his intention to shift America's foreign policy away from Iraq and Afghanistan and toward China and Asia in general. That could be easier, some experts say, in a second term. But he may be boxed in by budget cuts. And what if Mitt Romney wins? What will he do?
Student protesters in Myanmar get kicked around by thugs, and overnight a Facebook page emerges with cartoons depicting the violence. It's not exactly justice, but it's a start for the country's student demonstrators.