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Georgians displaced by the fighting with Russia are trying to return home, but they face several obstacles. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Jessica Barry of the International Committee of the Red Cross. She's in the Georgian capital Tblisi.

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Suing for citizenship

Sylvia Maria Gross profiles an Iraqi man who's served in the US Army and is hoping to be an American citizen soon. In fact, he's suing the US government to speed up the process.

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Geo answer

For today's geo quiz we asked whether the number of immigrants to the US is going up or down, and where most of them come from. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the answer from William Frey, a demographer at the Brookings Institution in Washington. He says at least half of the people coming to the United States are from Latin America...and that newly released census numbers for 2007 indicate a slowdown in immigration.

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Burmese monk in exile

Marco Werman speaks with U Gawsita, one of the monks who took part in last year's uprising against the government of Myanmar. 12 months later, he's living in a boarding house in Utica, New York as a political refugee.

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Burmese youth speak

Burmese youth have launched their first television current affairs program. The program, called Youth Speak, is produced by an exile station, and broadcast via satellite from Thailand.

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Chaos in Congo

Tens of thousands of people in eastern Congo have flooded into the capital city, Goma. They're fleeing the latest offensive by Tutsi rebels in the region. The Red Cross has described the humanitarian situation there as catastrophic.

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Humanitarian crisis in Congo

Intense diplomatic efforts are underway to try to find a solution to the latest conflict in eastern Congo. Tens of thousands have been displaced in just the past few days. Reporter Michael Kavanagh spoke with some of the displaced and sent this report.

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Crisis in eastern Congo

Host Lisa Mullins gets an update on the humanitarian situation in Congo from Erna Vangoor, who is in the eastern Congolese city of Goma for the humanitarian group Doctors without Borders.