Children of Asian immigrants face tension between pressures at home and demands of the broader American culture. Social Worker Peter Nguyen ( Virginia Commonwealth University) says we need more culturally sensitive therapists and social workers to help parents and children work through the extremely tough task of living in two worlds.

Also: America must compete internationally for the most talented workers. David Hart (George Mason University) says that since 9/11, America has sent mixed signals to skilled would-be immigrants.  Long delays for visas and residency are forcing talented workers to look for jobs in other countries.

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