As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can't keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.
Police are holding eight people in France after the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in the heart of Paris. President Francois Hollande says a plot has been foiled and a terrorist cell "destroyed."
The French prime minister, Manuel Valls, told parliament in Paris that the country is ‘at war’ with terrorism and radical Islamists. But he stressed France is not at war with Islam. Ten thousand troops are being deployed to protect potential targets, like Jewish schools.
The attack in Paris on Friday has left many people asking, could it happen here? Former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, Juliette Kayyem, answers with a qualified "yes." But she also points out that US surveillance is currently more intensive than most European nations, making such an attack more difficult to pull off.