Officially, nothing has changed about the long-standing US-Cuban immigration policy, commonly known as the "wet foot, dry foot" policy. But rumors in Cuba are circulating that the policy will soon end, closing the door on many Cubans who seek refuge in the US.
Tiempo Libre is a seven piece group based in Miami. The band's leader Jorge Gomez tells Marco Werman about his teenage years in Havana when he would try to listen to banned American music. This is remembered in the group's new CD "My Secret Radio."
When Ecuador-born Gaby Pacheco was in 8th grade in Miami, she realized she and her sisters weren't US citizens. But instead of hiding, Pacheco became an activist and at 28, she's still fighting to get immigration reform through Congress.
The World's Lorne Matalon reports that Cubans who flee their island for the United States are trying a new route: through Mexico, and Mexican authorities fear a mass exodus of Cubans coming through in coming years.
The news about climate change comes rather like snowflakes in a blizzard-from all directions at once, and accumulating in such overwhelming amounts and impact that it can be hard to know where to start digging out [...]
Many in Haiti fled the country in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, in some cases leaving family members behind. Those family members were supposed to follow them to the United States in short order -- but bureaucracy and paperwork have intervened.