A new collaboration between percussionist Eric Bobo and Chilean beatmaster Latin Bitman is out. It's a funky blend of cumbia, Afrobeat, hip-hop and electronica. The duo's debut album is called Welcome to the Ritmo Machine.
The Partnership for a New American Economy, a group of bipartisan mayors from across the country, released a report Tuesday that showed immigrants in the United States with degrees increase job opportunities for native citizens. However, current policy in the United States can make it difficult for foreign-born workers to establish themselves in the American workforce.