Luna Acharya Mulder has a rare window on the refugee psyche. She and her sisters grew up in New York but all of her cousins grew up in refugee camps in Nepal. Every summer, she went back and forth between two vastly different worlds.
The US has no national policy on educating undocumented immigrants. Experts say some states welcome them, others are hostile, some are oblivious. Massachusetts is considered "undocufriendly" but even so most of its undocumented students aren't eligible for financial aid.
Community colleges are a huge gateway to higher education for migrants and refugees in the US. Immigrant students face similar challenges to their non-immigrant peers, but they juggle additional pressures as well, related to language, culture and navigating life in a new land.
You may not be aware, but it's "Welcoming Week" here in the US, events are being held in 22 states bringing together immigrants and people born in this country. The week's festivities are part of an on-going effort to make immigrants feel more welcome.
When Spanish-speaking actresses come to this country, they often spend a bundle on trying to lose their accents. But these days,a Latino accent can be an asset. Sara Loscos of Feet in Two Worlds has the story.
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.