At least 62 migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

World Dec 6, 2019

At least 62 migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

At least 62 migrants traveling on a makeshift boat have drowned off the coast of Mauritania, in the worst loss of life this year along the increasingly traveled Atlantic migration route to Europe. Eighty-three survivors managed to swim to shore after their boat, which was ...

Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to U.S. life

World Nov 29, 2019

Schools help refugee kids learn English, adapt to U.S. life

International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom customs they need to succeed. When the school year begins, the refugee and immigrant children ...