More than 1,000 Cuban migrants heading north to the United States tried to cross the border from Costa Rica into Nicaragua, causing tensions to soar between the neighbors as security forces sought to turn them back.
The United States has transferred five detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said on Sunday, another step in a long-delayed plan to close the controversial military prison.
The number of Chinese mainland students studying in colleges and universities in the United States exceeded 300,000 for the first time this academic year, according to a report released in the US on Monday.
The United States still plans to try to admit 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country in the coming year, the State Department said on Monday as the weekend attacks in Paris renewed scrutiny on Syrian migrants.
China has widened its lead in the number of international students studying at US colleges and universities in the 2014-15 academic year, according to a report to be released on Monday.