Reporter Jill Replogle, of the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, follows up with a family from Iraq who moved to San Diego as refugees six months ago. Now, Replogle finds that some members of the family are struggling to adjust to their new life.
Many Mexican migrants are leaving the US and returning to Mexico. Their children often speak better English than Spanish. So back in Mexican schools, many struggle. In order to help these kids, some teachers in Mexico are now learning English.
Maladh Mohammed Ali's family moved to the United States about six months ago. Part of her family at least. One of her sons died in Iraq, where the family is from, which made the whole move possible. But the family is finding adjusting to the United States to be difficult.
Dan Matthews is a California-based rapper. He was adopted from Korea when he was 8 months old. But he was curious about his birth parents. So he wrote a letter to his adoption agency. He never thought he'd get a response.
Hip hop artist Joaquin Santos is from San Diego but he has strong family ties to El Salvador. His solo album, Salva Vida, tackles the social, political and economic problems plaguing the Central American nation.