Millions of undocumented immigrants live in the United States. Many came from Mexico but there are many undocumented Mexicans living in their own country as well. One man is helping Mexico's undocumented people attain their civic rights and dignity.
With the influx of immigrants, some entrepreneurs in Columbia, Missouri are seeing an opportunity in the city's changing food culture, including the owner of Chong's, the city's oldest Asian grocery store.
The Hmong culture has been a resilient one for centuries, enduring wars, genocide and mass migration. But the culture is under threat in the United States. A new elementary school immersion program in California aims to preserve it, and make it real to the children of immigrants.
Dedicated students not allowed to enroll in state universities in Georgia can take advantage of free classes at Freedom University. Immigration policies vary nationwide, but in Georgia undocumented immigrants aren’t allowed to attend the state's five most selective public universities.
An Iraqi-American named Shakir Hamoodi used to run a gourmet food market in Missouri. Now he's in a federal prison. He's charged with sending money to his relatives in Iraq in the 90s, violating US sanctions. His family is now petitioning President Obama.
The US Army is reviving a program that offers immigrants with certain language skills a fast track to US citizenship. Many of the slots, including all those for Korean speakers, have already been filled.
Ibrahima Diallo moved from Senegal to New York in 2003. Since then he's made a career as New York City tour guide. But, like everyone, Diallo has a personal map of the city too, and he gave The World's Alex Gallafent a tour.
There's a lack of information regarding undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes. And with the ongoing deportation battle and inability to keep convicted immigrants incarcerated, potential solutions are discussed.
Though the US president has used Mexico as a "political-electoral piñata," cooperation is in both countries' best interest — and it's been working for years, says former Mexican ambassador to the US Arturo Sarukhán.
14-year-old Crista Ramos has become the face of a landmark legal challenge on behalf of 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan who could face deportation under the Trump administration's plans to end their Temporary Protected Status designations.
This year marks 400 years since the first Africans were taken from Africa and sold as slaves in the English colonies. It was the largest migration in history: 12 million or more Africans forcibly moved to places across the Atlantic Ocean to be slaves. Today, all of those places are still dealing with the fallout.
Nearly 43,000 cases are estimated to have been canceled nationwide. California has seen the most cancellations — about 9,000 — followed by New York with more than 5,100. And immigrants who've waited years for their court date will now have to wait even longer.
Black female surfers say they often have to battle aggression and isolation while out in the water. One group from Northern California hopes to change that by helping more black female surfers compete professionally.
The question would have required respondents to answer whether they and everyone in their household is a US citizen. The ruling has been appealed. There’s a small chance it could still end up on the census if the Trump administration can convince the Supreme Court to step in on its behalf. That would all need to happen by the June deadline for finalizing questions so the questionnaires can go to print.
When a Columbus, Ohio, church heard The World’s story on the Netherlands congregation's efforts to shelter an Armenian family facing deportation, it sounded familiar. After all, the Columbus church was sheltering an undocumented Mexican immigrant, too. So, the pastor from Ohio flew to The Hague to help.
The federal government is a major employer in El Paso, one of the largest cities along the US-Mexico border. The shutdown has affected thousands of customs, Border Patrol and drug enforcement agents who are reporting to work without pay.