11 million. It's the estimated number of immigrants living in the US illegally. But how did we even get to that figure? From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, reporter Adrian Florido finds out.
If an immigration bill in the Senate becomes law, millions of people will need to learn English to become permanent US residents. That can be hard, but in California there's a program that gives immigrant janitors an opportunity to learn English at work.
Minority voters once faced poll taxes, tests and other blatant methods of keeping them away from the polls. But while those methods are gone, political science says voter discrimination is now simply more subtle — and possibly more widespread.
A train derailment in Maryland this week severely affected internet access at the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Stronge of the market research firm Telegeography.
The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
In the wake of the Germanwings crash last week, information about the medical history of pilot Andreas Lubitz has been scarce. But many Germans are still happy with their country's strict privacy laws, and don't think such disasters should change anything.
Butchering chicken and meat. It's dangerous, low-paying factory work, and it leans heavily on immigrant workers, sometimes illegally. But some immigrants are deciding to move on from such tough work. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports from Missouri.
A British court today fined five corporations ? including BP ? a total of $14.6 million for a 2005 explosion at an oil depot in southern England. Forty three people were injured in the accident. Anchor Marco Werman has more.