Marisa PeñalozaMarisa Peñaloza is a senior producer on the National Desk.
Sara Cano with five of her six kids in front of her home in San Antonio Las Nubes, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Her husband, Oscar Leonel Lopez, tried to immigrate to the U.S. but was deported back home.
Juan Valiente Velazquez's phone shows a picture of his son, Derickson, who remains in a youth shelter in New York. They were separated by the Border Patrol in Texas in May. Velazquez was deported to Guatemala. Derickson calls his parents three times each week.
More than 100 people chanted and sang outside a Justice Department building in Washington, D.C., on Friday. The protesters gathered to condemn the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant parents and children at the Southern border.
The U.S. government is conducting a test run of the 2020 census in Rhode Island's Providence County, where many noncitizens living in Central Falls, R.I., say they're planning to avoid participating in the national head count.
Hurricane María's 150-mph winds destroyed the tropical rainforest's canopy and stripped trees bare. Scientists believe as many as one-fifth of the forest's trees may eventually die from the storm's effects.