Israel's new parliament includes a record number of lawmakers who live in Jewish settlements in the West Bank. One of them is the first to be elected from the controversial settlement in the city of Hebron, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Israel has quietly begun repatriating hundreds of Sudanese immigrants in recent months. The move raises questions about the migrants' legal status in Israel and possible dangers they face back home in Sudan.
When it comes to immigration reform, President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers generally agree on one starting point: that undocumented immigrants seeking US citizenship should get in the "back of the line."
A growing number of couples especially in immigrant communities are getting hitched over the Internet. New York Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir tells The World about a recent online proxy marriage of a Bangladeshi couple she attended.
As ISIS takes over Mosul, Iraqi Christian refugees and immigrants in California are pushing for those still in Iraq to be granted safe passage to the US. Many Iraqi Christians who live in the US gather in a Southern California coffee shop to talk of the decaying state of their country.
Cubans may not be jamming into fleets of makeshift rafts like they did in 1994, but the number of people trying to leave the island for the US is still surprisingly high. That's even despite routes that may take them as far south as Ecuador in their quest to enter the US.