For Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a 26-year-old Yemeni American, fleeing Yemen meant dodging armed militiamen, airstrikes and riding a small fishing boat in the rocky Red Sea for hours. But many other American citizens remain trapped in the country.
Mexican officials have sharply increased stops and deportations of the migrants before they reach the US border, thanks to State Department funding. That may be why you're not hearing about a crisis this year, even though many still are fleeing heavy violence.
You normally think of curry as an Indian dish but it's hugely popular in Japan, brought to the country aboard British naval ships back in the day. New York chefs Harris Salat and Tadashi Ono have co-written a book about Japanese comfort food, and tell us about what makes Japanese curry tick.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God began in Nigeria, but it's growing rapidly in the US, especially among the African immigrant community. Their goals? Bring as many people to heaven as possible, and have a church within a 10-mile radius in any direction.
Remember that movie with Tom Hanks when he was trapped in an airport without proper documentation? For tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants, they’re not trapped in an airport, they’re confined within a small swath of land in southeast Texas along the Mexican border.
Donald Trump has laid out an immigration policy that includes a plan to end the principle that babies born in the US automatically become citizens. But what are the origins of that principle and the practicality and legality of the Republican presidential candidate's plan?
There's a little brown condiment bottle known as Maggi seasoning, and for many immigrants, it's the taste of home. But home might be the Philippines, Burundi, Poland, or Austria. They all claim Maggi for their own.