This Paris suburb gets a facelift amid controversy ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games

Summer Olympics 2024

Paris won the bid to host this summer’s Olympics, in part, on a promise to rejuvenate one of the country’s most notorious suburbs: Seine-Saint-Denis. But not all residents are sure the transformation will work.

A mother is seen holding her child.

Trump’s new order on families at the border raises even more questions about what happens next for child migrants

Young girl walking on lawn, holding teddy bears

For this mother and daughter, separated a year ago at the southern border, Trump’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy isn’t new

Agent in uniform stands on bridge looking over green river

This is what the ‘zero-tolerance’ policy on the border means for people fleeing violence

A young refugee on the outskirts of Quai Andrieux in Calais, France, after a meal distribution, July 25, 2017.

Photos: As migrants return to Calais, French police try to stop the birth of a new ‘Jungle’

Bambino, the youngest in his ‘brotherhood,’ is one of the lucky ones who ‘succeeded’ in crossing the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

Meet a boy who survived ‘The Crossing’


The boy’s 3,000 mile journey to safety shows human rights abuses continue even on the other side of the Spain-Morocco border.

Save the Children workers rescue migrants on a boat in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya

Aid groups rescue over 1,600 migrants in the Mediterranean in a single day


The World’s Richard Hall reported aboard Save the Children’s rescue ship in the Mediterranean. On Tuesday, they saved 635 people — a record for the group’s sea rescue operations. Doctors Without Borders rescued another 1,004 people on the same day.

Linawato Sidarto has lived in Amsterdam almost as long as she lived in Indonesia, but she says she doesn't think she'll ever be able to feel Dutch.

First- and second-generation Dutch wonder whether they’ll ever be considered locals

Global Politics

Identity, integration and Islam were critical issues in the Dutch spring elections in the Netherlands. At the heart of the debate was who belongs in the Netherlands.


US law students, driven by their own family stories, are helping asylum-seekers


At the University of California, Davis, law students take on immigrant cases, with guidance, and double as cultural navigators too.

Abdallah Khalil (right) with friends in northern Paris. Khalil arrived in Paris in December and hopes to get asylum in France.

French police don’t want migrants getting too comfortable on the streets of Paris


As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can’t keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.