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About 60,000 Iraqi refugees have come to the U.S. since 2007, many settling in Texas, Arizona and California. In the first of a three-part series, we report the federal government efforts to resettle the refugees has left some schools, hospitals and other local services overwhelmed.
November 02, 2011
UPDATED with a video. Mexico has a long and successful tradition of producing world champion boxers. Now, with the rise of mixed martial arts in the U.S. and Mexico, Tijuana has become a training ground for a new generation of fighters.
October 31, 2011
The top Asian countries immigrants come from are Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. But those of Chinese descent still make up the largest Asian ethnic group in the United States — nearly 4 million.
October 27, 2011
The Department of Homeland Security is under scrutiny in Congress over recent changes to immigration enforcement, including deportations.
October 26, 2011
There’s a hot cultural trend among young Mexican-Americans: "Movimiento Alterado," which finds its inspiration in the brutal Mexican drug cartels. It is being compared to early hip-hop - which also had music at the core - and it has spread into fashion and language.
October 24, 2011
Some alternative newspapers get a large percentage of their advertising revenue from medical marijuana dispensaries. Now that U.S. attorneys in California are cracking down on these establishments, the weekly publications could feel the pain.
October 17, 2011
Millions of international students get an education in the U.S. and then take their knowledge and skills home. The Obama administration says it wants to keep them here.
October 12, 2011
International child abductions are on the rise, and Mexico is the number one destination.
October 05, 2011
A California company is poised to become one of the world’s few producers of the battery component.
September 30, 2011
The 10 Muslim students accused of illegally disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador last year were found guilty and sentenced on Friday.
September 23, 2011

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