About "What's Up?" 

Learners of English as a second language want more than just dictionary definitions of English words. They want more than language tips. They want to hear about the stories and the people that mirror their own lives.

In our What’s Up? segments, we share with you the news that affects U.S. immigrants and expats. Stories of language and culture. Of international romance and inspiring heroes. Of changes in laws and immigration codes. Voting rights and educational tips. New ways of talking and working and interacting with others.

Have a suggestion for a news story? Please write us. Your ideas are always welcome on our site. Like you, they belong here.


* What’s up? = [informal] What’s new? What’s happening? What’s the latest?

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