Maryland defied federal guidelines in 2013 when it created driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. But in recent years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have had direct access to the records in what immigrant rights advocates say is a betrayal of trust.
Children in the province have died in the cold and withered away because of severe malnutrition as their parents desperately search for food. In bedrooms or schoolyards, they have been blasted by airstrikes or artillery shells.
For Americans descended from enslaved Africans, the roots of their ancestry are often a mystery, and “Where did I come from?” is a uniquely difficult question to answer. Some are trying to change that.