Migrants sitting and laying on mats are shown spread across a high school gymnasium floor.
The border city is a case study in how Mexican municipal and state-level officials are charged with handling the effects of increasingly restrictive US immigration policies largely on their own.
A woman with a microphone addresses the crowd surrounding her in the rain.
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.
A woman sits at a desk flipping through books.
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.
Rayben Tamayo stands in front of the ice cream counter for his summer employer, the Hot Chocolate Sparrow on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The owners put up a Philippine flag to honor their many seasonal summer employees.
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.
Lilly Singh poses in a magenta gown
Singh built a following of nearly 15 million subscribers and became one of the highest paid YouTube stars.
Two young women hold Sudanese flag posters.
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.
Illustrated cards with text underneath
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.
A woman speaks to a crowd gathered around her.
Therese Patricia Okoumou has scaled public monuments, including the Statue of Liberty, to bring attention to the detention of undocumented immigrant children.
Two men sit on a prison bunk bed, one wearing an orange jumpsuit and the other in plain grey clothes.
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.
Students walking on the UCLA campus.
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.

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