Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced landmark immigration legislation that would extend paths to legal status for an estimated 2.6 million non-citizens in the US. The bill is historic, say immigration advocates, even though it’s not likely to pass.
Some cherished traditions at Wesleyan College have roots in the KKK. Administrators are launching diversity discussions and students have ended some practices in an effort to deal with the school's difficult history.
Each year, seasonal vacation spots such as Cape Cod and Mackinac Island rely on an influx of foreign workers on temporary, H-2B work visas. Filipinos are among the biggest users of the H-2B visa — but now, the Trump administration has banned them.
Sudan's uprising has inspired a new generation of Sudanese American youth to get politically engaged with their motherland for the first time. Many of their parents migrated to the US years ago to flee the rule of Omar al-Bashir — and protesters are now demanding he step aside.
From El Global Warming and La Student Debt to El Safe Space and La Border Wall, each playing card is redesigned with Millennial Lotería’s followers in mind. And while it tackles the political zeitgeist of the Latinx millennial generation, it also has fans howling with laughter over cards like El Food Porn and El Man Bun.
Mohammad Abdullahi, one of the main characters in the film "The Infiltrators," speaks with The World's host Marco Werman about his advocacy on behalf of undocumented immigrants, while also being one himself.
In the next few months, a decision is expected in a case involving Harvard University and alleged discrimination against Asian American student applicants. But the University of California system is also facing a similar lawsuit — with allegations that administrators are considering race in admissions even though California bans the practice. A scandal is also raising larger questions about merit in college admissions and who has unfair advantage.
The US-Mexico border crossing near San Diego is one of the frontlines in the battle against illegal immigration. KPBS reporter Ruxandra Guidi brings us the story of one US Customs and Border Protection official who patrols the San Ysidro port of entry.
Devin Browne of the Fronteras desk at station KJZZ reports on the growing number of Mexican children raised in the US who have gone back to Mexico. They're the children of migrants, and they're struggling with the Spanish language and Mexican culture.
For heterosexual couples where one partner is American and the other is not, marriage usually guarantees a future in the United States. The situation is tougher for gay Americans with foreign partners. The World's Alex Collins reports from San Francisco.
The town of Shelbyville, Tennessee has seen an influx of Muslim refugees from Somalia. It hasn't been a simple adjustment for many. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with filmmaker Kim Snyder and organizer David Lubell about overcoming tensions in Tennessee.
In this week's World in Words podcast, kids raised in the US are enrolling in Mexican schools, often after their parents have been deported-- and they're struggling to re-learn Spanish. Also, the politics behind the language of terms like illegal alien and undocumented worker. Plus, British gag orders aren't working, thanks to Twitter. And, does Obama heart Britain as much as Brits heart Obama? Is the relationship still special?