The Trump administration is challenging the Flores Agreement, which limited detention of migrant children to 20 days, with a new rule. A laywer who has defended Flores says the new rule "lacks any aspect of humanitarianism."
In Oakland, Calif., there's a growing number of Guatemalan migrants and asylum seekers. Some speak an Indigenous language — Mam. One class offered at a community college helps English and Spanish speakers learn the language.
Two California counties are suing the Trump Administration to block a new rule that would make it harder for immigrants to gain permanent residency in the US. But the "public charge" rule isn't anything new.
Immigration reform has come up in the Republican presidential debates, but it hasn't been nearly as big of a topic as in years past. The issue still evokes strong passions, however, It's an open secret: Many of the workers are undocumented.
Small manufacturing towns throughout the Midwest have been ravaged by foreign competition for 30 years. Call it irony, or call it smart business, but some of these same communities are now trying to reinvent themselves by turning to foreign competition.
Bruce Wallace reports from Lower Manhattan, home to a neighborhood known as Little Syria. Arab Americans are working to preserve what's left of this once-thriving immigrant neighborhood, and its links to the history of Arabs in New York.
A massive review of immigration cases in Denver and Baltimore will halt deportation proceedings against more than 1600 undocumented immigrants. The case against Raul Cardenas of Denver was stopped. He speaks with host Marco Werman.
Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees resettle in California each year. Many come traumatized by memories of violence and persecution. They struggle with depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder while trying to navigate a new life in a foreign land.
The United States is home to tens of thousands of people of Syrian heritage. Some are transfixed by the uprising back home. Reporter Michael May profiles one Syrian American writer who's been glued to YouTube videos from home.