Feature: ‘Will They Take Me, Too?’

More than a thousand children are counting on Nora Sándigo to become their guardian if their undocumented parents are deported. How many of those promises will she now have to keep?

A Sergeant’s Last Mission: Soldiering, Barbering and Missing His Family at Home

By YAMICHE ALCINDOR and DAVE PHILIPPS October 24, 2017 Two months before Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in an ambush in Niger, he told his sister in an hourlong video chat that he was ready to come home. He wanted to see his children again and...

The Faces of Intermarriage, 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia

The Faces of Intermarriage, 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 6, 2017 Richard and Mildred Loving at home with their children Peggy, Donald and Sidney in 1967. By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG July 6, 2017 More than two...

Pride 2017: Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complications

Laws covering parenting can be contradictory around the country, especially with adoptions. Custody issues can emerge even years after a child is born.