The Trump administration announced Thursday new visa rules to stop what is known as “birth tourism.” The new guidelines state the U.S. can deny tourist visas to pregnant women if consular officers determine that the applicant is traveling to give birth in the United States, in order to secure the child U.S. citizenship. VOA’s Ardita Dunellari has more from Washington.
The worldwide refugee crisis continues to deepen. According to the United Nations, the world is witnessing "thehighest levels of displacement on record." Spurred by conflict and persecution, the numbers of displaced are expected to rise further in the future, as climate change pushes people out of their homes. VOA's Ardita Dunellari reports.
Members of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to charge President Donald Trump with two articles of impeachment. As the Senate prepares to address the issue in the new year, public opinion in the U.S. on impeachment remains polarized. VOA's Ardita Dunellari looks at the factors feeding a deep partisan divide.