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.
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.
Jalapeno latkes
The World's Alex Gallafent gets some pretty tough assignments. Like this one: trying out potato jalapeño latkes made by NYC-based Mexican chef Julian Medina.
The Justice Department says Joe Arpaio's Maricopa County Sheriff's Department is racist and unless it agrees to a court-approved improvement plan, it'll face a lawsuit and the potential loss of millions of dollars in federal funding.
Stepped up efforts by the Obama administration to deport illegal immigrants have caused the net to capture U.S. citizens as well. Many of them are spending days in local jails while trying to get anyone to believe they're actually Americans.
As the United States geared up to fight World War II, it forced many Japanese Americans into internment camps. But some of those Japanese Americans decided they'd rather fight to defend the United States, despite being treated like supporters of the enemy.
New immigration policies are making it increasingly more difficult for British restaurants to bring in trained curry chefs from India and Pakistan. To many, curry is the national dish of the United Kingdom.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on a growing restaurant crisis in Britain. New, tighter immigration rules have led to a shortage of curry chefs there. Curry is Britain's national dish.
Costumed cartoon characters delight the tourists in Times Square. Many of the people inside those costumes are undocumented workers from Latin America. Reporter Bruce Wallace tells their stories.