South Florida Woman Helps Light The Way For Syrian RefugeesA South Florida woman is helping shine a light on the Syrian refugee crisis, literally. Alison Thompson gives a glimmer of hope while helping save lives.
Civil Liberties Groups Critical Of Gov's Stance On Syrian RefugeesA pair of civil liberties groups have denounced Gov. Rick Scott's desire to close Florida's borders to additional refugees from Syria in the wake of the terrorist assault on Paris.
Focus on South Florida: LGBT RefugeesRefugees resettling here face innumerable challenges. LGBT refugees face those challenges as well as unique obstacles, concerns and vulnerabilities. Church World Service is a global non-profit whose immigration and refugee program is dedicated to assisting South Florida refugees. CWS recently received grant funding from the Heartland Alliance Rainbow Initiative to provide services to LGBT clients. We focus on this often forgotten group of people, and the importance of making available the help they need.
Angelina Jolie Considers New Role With UN Agency Angelina Jolie says she's considering taking on a new and expanded role with the U.N. refugee agency for which she already serves as goodwill ambassador.
Groups Ask For UN's Help To End Haiti DeportationsThe American Civil Liberties Union and more than 50 other human rights groups and immigration advocates are asking United Nations officials to urge the U.S. to stop deporting convicted criminals to Haiti.
Feds Extend, Expand Protected Status For Haitians
I-Team: Docs Show Cuban Shoot Down Was ExpectedFor more than a decade the mystery surrounding the secrets behind the shootdown of two Brothers to the Rescue airplanes by Cuban military jets has remained elusive. To find answers to that mystery, the CBS4 I-Team spent a year digging through once-top secret documents about the shoot down.