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The complicated reasons why some people overstay their US visas


For some people, overstaying their visa was never the plan. Rather, it is the result of one, or several, extenuating circumstances that convince immigrants they cannot or do not want to return to their countries.

Egyptian expats in the US feel chaos from afar

Conflict & Justice

New movie looks at the struggles of foreign-born, adopted children

Arts, Culture & Media

‘Love bridge’ serves as connection for Danes who can’t live in their own country

Global Politics

Nightlife returns to Ciudad Juarez as drug violence is more contained

‘Somewhere Between’: Adopted from China, Coming of Age in US

Arts, Culture & Media

A new documentary, “Somewhere Between,” follows four girls as teenagers coming to terms with who they are and where they come from. The World’s Jeb Sharp caught up with the filmmaker and three of her subjects at a recent screening in Boston.

The ‘Love Bridge’ for Immigrants Between Sweden and Denmark

Conflict & Justice

In Denmark, restrictive family immigration laws often prevent young Danes from marrying and living in the country with non-European spouses. One of the consequences is that it has forced many second-generation immigrants to leave Denmark.

The Return of Nightlife in Juarez

Lifestyle & Belief

Tired of staying in their homes for fear of becoming a victim of the drug violence, the people of Ciudad Juarez are triggering the revival of business for the city’s once dormant nightclubs and restaurants.

The World

Music: Margaret Cho’s summer play list

Arts, Culture & Media

This week Margaret Cho, comedian and star of the Lifetime series ‘Drop Dead Diva,’ weighs in on our Summer Mixed Tape series.