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.
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.
New York City's stop-and-frisk practice was declared unconstitutional by a federal judge Monday. The city's leadership claimed the policy, a violation of the fourth amendment preventing unreasonable search and seizure, was a success in reducing crime.
Bertha Mejia came to the United States 30 years ago, but immigration officials only recently caught up with her. She has family here, roots, but because of some shoplifting and a DUI, she's facing the possibility of deportation.
As Congress considers immigration reform, there are questions about the rising number of undocumented immigrants held in detention centers. Critics say we should consider alternatives, especially for immigrants who haven't committed violent crimes.
The Young Ethio Jazz Band are teenagers who rock out with their parents’ music. All of the kids are second generation Ethiopians between 11 and 16-years-old. Before they started playing together a year and a half ago, most of them had the stereotypical reaction to their parents’ music.
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