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Former Chinese Protester Seeking Emergency Return Home

A return trip home is a common experience for many immigrants. But for a group of former Chinese student protest leaders, it can be a very rare opportunity to visit family after more than 20 years abroad. A former student leader of China's Tiananmen Square protests is now appealing to President Xi Jinping for permission to come home to visit his dying mother, who may only have days left. Xiong Yan has come a long way since that 1989 protest movement, for which he was detained 19...

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