Undocumented and abused, area immigrant women seek help amid both legal and emotional barriers.
Ellen Gruspe spends her days waiting for news from her homeland, which was devastated.
Experts say the speed of Typhoon Haiyan may have spared the island nation from a worse fate.
Three Northern Virginia candidates fail to win seats in the legislature but blaze a trail for immigrants in politics.
Virginia Latinos, courted by Democratic Party, plunge into political activism
Pakistani teen who stood up to the Taliban urges world leaders to stand up for girls’ education and rights.
Abel Nuñez, fresh off an arrest at a protest, is focused on building CARECEN’s finances, connections.
At least 100 were arrested, including congressmen, after marchers blocked street in front of the Capitol.
Churches, restaurants and other sites employ creativity to attract federal workers and boost their spirits.
D.C. mayor orders District to collect refuse near Mall, federal sites, to stem rise of vermin.
Chen Guangcheng had been sponsored by New York University but broke off relations there.
But DC Healthcare Alliance program said low-income, undocumented patients were still covered
Low-wage workers at federal buildings marched Wednesday to rally for higher pay.
The number of women fleeing intolerable domestic conditions and forced marriages skyrockets.
Young men and boys swarm Kabul after the national team beats India — a respite, however brief, from worry.
Abdul Ghani Baradar is known as a moderate and advocate of peace talks to end the Afghan conflict.
Afghan grapes, a rare profitable export, could wither as years of U.S. support and expertise shrink.
Move may help in peace talks between insurgents and Afghan government.
USAID rejects inspector general’s finding that millions in aid funds are “at risk of waste, fraud and abuse.”
Pakistan, responding to a report in The Post, denies that its nuclear arsenal is vulnerable to sabotage.
I mainly cover issues related to immigration policy, immigrant communities and international figures and issues that crop up in our local and regional midst. I also report from Afghanistan and Pakistan from time to time, since they are both countries where I have worked extensively in the past. I have worked as a foreign correspondent in Latin America and parts of Asia and the Middle East during my newspaper career, and have written several books about these regions.