Diverse Candidates Make History in Local Elections

A transgender lawmaker in Virginia, a Sikh mayor in New Jersey and a refugee mayor in Montana were among Democrats’ victories in state and local elections. Was this a one-off rebuke of President Trump or a sign of what’s to come in next year’s...

A Weekend of Fear, Hate and Faith in Tennessee

A white supremacist gathering last weekend became a test of resolve for a mosque catering to refugees and a church still reeling from a fatal shooting.

Ever Heard of Burmese Sushi Counters? You’ve Probably Been to One

By MIRIAM JORDAN October 29, 2017 OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Gam Aung, a Burmese refugee, had never heard of sushi before arriving in the United States three years ago. Today, he makes six figures a year hawking creations like the Dazzling Dragon roll and the...

Trump Lifts Refugee Suspension, but 11 Countries Face More Review

After months of debate, a new executive order signed by the president will again allow refugees into the United States, under tighter security screening.

Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal of Case on Expired Travel Ban

New limits on nine countries led the justices to remove the earlier case from their docket. Another case still being considered will probably also be dismissed.