For Bosnian refugees who have found a home in the US, the debate over Syria is very familiar. So are the stories of refugees fleeing their homes. We hear from Bosnian refugees living in California about the crisis in Syria.
At some level, all countries push new citizens to integrate and that's where civics and language citizenship tests come in. But when you take a longer look at how citizenship exams are developed worldwide, you realize they can have less to do with methodology than promoting a strict cultural identity.
Who says you have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas in America? Since most everyone has the day off on December 25th, refugee communities often come together and create their own holiday traditions.
Stories about Muslim American men in the media are more likely to be about terrorism threats than love or romance. But a new collection of stories by 22 Muslim American men sets out to change that narrative — by letting readers into their love lives.
A Buddhist statue was meant to simply ward off trash and graffiti on a rough Oakland corner. But it became a community gathering place for the area's Vietnamese immigrants, who turned the site into a beautiful shrine.
A pair of Russian and Ukrainian entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay area thought they'd hire engineers from home as a cost-saving measure. But with the conflict in Ukraine, and the economy tanking in Russia, all their "outsourced" employees want to come to the US.