In much of Europe, India, Australia and New Zealand, three-year undergraduate degrees are standard. Now, a US college accrediting body is allowing Brigham Young University in Idaho and affiliated Ensign College to offer shorter programs that require fewer credits.
The US will resettle close to 85,000 refugees from across the globe here this year. Many have been ending up in Boise, Idaho. So many in fact, that the city now has a special police officer assigned to that community.
This week, hundreds of conservative business, faith, and agricultural leaders are in Washington lobbying for broad immigration reform. Here's why.
When you are young, in love with an American and undocumented, the choices aren't very good. Many couples are either living apart or living in exile, because US law often bans a spouse who came here illegally for 5 to 20 years.
Idaho Latinos have seen their hope for a champion of immigration reform dashed, as Congressman Raúl Labrador, a Puerto Rican-born former immigration attorney, turns his back on a pathway to citizenship.
70 years ago, the US locked away 120,000 citizens of Japanese descent. Some ended up in northern Idaho, where archaeologists are uncovering their stories.
Idaho's not the first place many Americans think of when thinking of immigration. But one small town, overwhelmingly Hispanic, is officially rolling out the Welcome mat, making itself one of two Idaho towns joining the Welcoming America movement.
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.
We hear from a conservative state lawmaker in Idaho, Mike Jorgensen who is fighting for tighter controls on immigration.