The immigration bill making its way through the Senate would put an end to the so-called 'Green Card Lottery.' The World's Jason Margolis explains why the proposed change has sparked anger among African immigrants living in the US.
As immigration reform measures have moved slowly forward, many groups have had special programs built in for them. There's a proposal to help the Irish, another for people with backgrounds in science or math, but one group of immigrants may lose out: people from African countries looking to come here legally.
Amish communities live a simple life, and mostly shun modern technology. But in Carroll County, Ohio, many Amish farms sit on top of rich gas shale beds, and most Amish there welcome fracking, and its rewards.
Cuba's consulate services in the US are being shut down, right before the holiday season when people need paperwork to travel there. One expert thinks it is a ploy to get the US to lift its restrictions on travel to Cuba.
Aman Ali and his friend Bassam Tariq know how diverse the Muslim community is- a couple years ago, they criss-crossed the US and visited a different mosque every day for a month. Aman says the Muslim communities he met with are as diverse as America itself- and the mosques are just as unique.
The US wine industry is rich with immigrant stories. And there are the elders among them, including winemaker Miljenko “Mike” Grgich. He turned 90 this year and his story is one that traces the modern history of American wine.