Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.
For the past decade, research has found that depression disproportionately affects the children of immigrant parents. One reason is the difficulties adjusting to life in America. But why are depression rates for Latinas higher than anyone else?
In the US, the push is on to recognize gay marriage across the country. It's an especially crucial issue for gay US citizen spouses who cannot get a green card for their partner. WHYY reporter Emma Jacobs met one couple in Philadelphia.
Illegal entry from Mexico into the US is down overall, but the South Texas Rio Grande Valley is its own story. An unprecedented number of migrants are now being intercepted by Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol. Amy Bracken reports.
This story takes us to the banks of the Rio Grande river in South Texas. It's where a cat-and-mouse game plays out every night between migrants crossing into the US illegally and the Border Patrol. That game is intensifying.
War has forced hundreds of thousands of ethnic Karen from Burma, first to refugee camps, and then on to resettle elsewhere. In the US, it turns out that North Carolina is home to a growing Karen community.