Critics of the policy fear that the United States is repeating a mistake by deporting minors.
Allis Godoy, an immigrant from Honduras, was willing to do whatever it took to be reunited with her children.
A new app helps food charities get imperfect produce to the hungry faster.
Karzan Mahmoud was helped by his Kurdish ties, American friends and personal charm and determination.
New documentary looks at how Washington-area women overcame addiction and homelessness.
Alarmed by militant attacks at home, exiles in the U.S. try to bridge their sectarian differences to help.
Illegal immigrants want their children to flee Central America and turn themselves over to U.S. officials.
Nigeria distrusts U.S. efforts to help fight terror, while the Americans are frustrated by Nigerian military abuses.
The country’s military appears less worried about the girls amid reports of secret mediation with Boko Haram.
Official says military knows where kidnapped girls are held but cannot use force to free them.
President Goodluck Jonathan’s opponents are seizing on the uproar over the kidnapped schoolgirls.
Residents of Jos say that most reject what they see as an attempt to stoke religious violence in their region.
Bombings across the country in the past month have raised fears of spreading terror, religious tensions.
Julio Martinez, fearing persecution in his home country, pursues asylum through American courts.
Nigerian Muslims in the US, unused to the spotlight, make haste to
denounce extremist kidnappers
As an international uproar mounts, the United States stands ready to send a team to help recover the girls.
After coming illegally to the United States as a child, he joined Latinos in their crusade in Virginia.
Democrat Mark R. Herring earlier had declared Va.’s gay-marriage ban unconstitutional.
Members of a Sikh community in Maryland combat misunderstanding with education.
Plan involves clerics and authority figures engaging young people to whom radicals appeal.
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.