José has already tried to escape from El Salvador to the US this summer — twice. But he's failed each time, and now he's dodging gang violence at home while trying to make yet another attempt to leave.
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.
As immigration reform measures have moved slowly forward, many groups have had special programs built in for them. There's a proposal to help the Irish, another for people with backgrounds in science or math, but one group of immigrants may lose out: people from African countries looking to come here legally.
As the Republican Party prepares to nominate its first Mormon candidate for president next week, there's growing interest in Mormon practice, especially young Mormons serving missions around the world.