New York has long had one of the most favorable immigration courts in the nation for asylum-seekers, but the number of immigrants who are denied asylum has nearly doubled, as compared to four years ago.
A recent scandal highlighted the unfairness of the admissions process at elite colleges. But there's another way that these selective universities are keeping out students without the "right" socioeconomic background — by accepting a very low number of students from community colleges.
Doctors inspecting detention centers found problems with recruiting and retaining qualified pediatricians and mental health care providers, and a lack of access to emergency and specialty care, given the remote locations of most of the facilities.
There’s a short stretch of road in the “Little India” section of Jersey City bearing a name unfamiliar to most Americans. But for some Indian Americans, Ambedkar Avenue is almost a pilgrimage spot, for it commemorates their greatest hero — and one with an American connection at that.
Latina Rebels want to take control of what it means to be a Latina in the US today. Using memes and Instagram stories, they are sparking debate about hot button issues, documenting their experiences and providing Latinx activists a platform to share their work.
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.