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.
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.
Without a legal document to "prove" their relationship, this LGBTQ couple from Honduras were separated when they applied for asylum in the US. But gay marriage is illegal in Honduras — and they were fleeing persecution on the basis of sexual orientation.
Applicants are experiencing more vetting, a proposed spike in the application fee and prolonged processing times — waits that could keep thousands of would-be US citizens from voting in the 2020 general election.