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.
When journalists flee their home countries, they lose their two most important tools: their native reporting language and their professional networks. Amal magazine, staffed by exiled journalists in Germany, is trying to change that.
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.
The small West African country has its own long history of human rights abuses. The Gambia's Justice Minister says those experiences — along with memories of the world's silence on the Rwandan genocide — inspired The Gambia to bring a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice.
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.
The “superbug” bacteria often strike at much higher rates in the Middle East, according to Doctors Without Borders. The bacteria attack invisibly and without warning in the mangled limbs, bullet holes and other wounds of civilians and fighters in war zones.
More than four million Venezuelans have fled their country’s economic and political crisis in the last five years, most to neighboring nations such as Colombia. But some, including newspaper editor Miguel Henrique Otero, have regrouped in the country’s former colonial power across the Atlantic.