Venezuela is in a deep economic and political crisis, with thousands of people fleeing the country to find a better life for their family. More than 1 million have left, and experts estimate this number will continue to grow. VOA reporter Celia Mendoza went to the Simon Bolivar Bridge between Venezuela and Colombia to hear why Venezuelan families are leaving everything behind.
President Donald Trump made a last-minute trip to Capitol Hill to convince lawmakers he backs their attempt to pass an immigration bill. Republican's push to address border security and the fate of 800,000 undocumented young people comes amid growing outcry over the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy toward undocumented immigrants and the separation of families. VOA's Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more.