Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum, as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. With a presidential election on the horizon, 2020 could bring even more restrictions. Here's what we're watching.
Michèle Flournoy was the undersecretary of defense for policy under Barack Obama and now runs a strategic consulting firm, WestExec Advisors, in Washington, DC. She spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about the conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan.
The railway portion of Europe's longest bridge opened Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. The infrastructure project cost around $3.5 billion and spans nearly 12 miles. But as far as many European leaders are concerned, it's nothing to celebrate.
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants are deported from the US each year, and many of them leave behind US citizen spouses and children. Here's how two families have changed their holiday traditions after the deportations of their husbands and fathers.
Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.
Apple recently made a switch to display Crimea as a Russian territory for users in Russia and the Crimea peninsula. The World's Marco Werman speaks with cartographer Mick Ashworth about how map makers deal with disputed borders.