The "likely to become a public charge" clause originally targeted southern and eastern European immigrants. It has since become a tool to exclude "undesirable" immigrants du jour.
The Greek government is making an effort to support Muslim refugees during Ramadan but for those stuck in limbo in tough conditions the holiday is also a painful reminder of better days.
Italians have spent decades considering whether to legalize civil unions for gays. This week Italian parliamentarians may finally act.
A wave of migrants from the Mediterranean meets a hostile reception from many Americans. The migrants are seen as alien in religion, culture, politics, law. So different in fact that some Americans argue that they can never be assimilated. They are the Italians, in the 1890s.
"We will conquer Rome," says a masked jihadist in a video released by a jihadist group affiliated with ISIS. Now Italy wants the UN to intervene to stop ISIS from gaining a stronghold in Libya.
In Spain, olive oil might as well be considered one of the food groups. And, often, that olive oil comes in unmarked, unlabeled containers from small orchards. But the European Union wants to make sure consumers know exactly what they're eating, which means big changes for the olive oil industry.
Spain has seen tens of thousands of acres of forests burned by fires this summer -- a problem made worse by the lack of rain and budget cuts that have cut into the resources the country can afford to put toward fire prevention and suppression.