United States

When local governments fail to resettle refugees, citizens open their doors

Staggering hyperinflation and political chaos have forced millions of Venezuelans to flee their country. The majority of them escape by crossing Venezuela’s border with Colombia on foot. Most migrants hope to find work in major South American cities like Bogotá or Lima, but those cities are hundreds of miles away. So, if the migrants can’t afford a bus ticket, they walk.

Against judge’s order, Iranian student removed from US

The detention and removal of Iranian student Shahab Dehghani from the US at Boston's Logan International Airport drew outrage Tuesday. Immigration lawyers and activists say Dehghani’s case is just one of several examples of how Iranian nationals, especially students, have been subject to aggressive screening at US ports of entry, even if they have valid documents to enter the country.

Trump impeachment

Watch live: Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has rejected the impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed rules that would execute a potentially quick trial. Senators could vote on McConnell's resolution Tuesday as the impeachment proceedings are due to start at around 1 p.m. ET. Watch the proceeds streaming live here.

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