Marisa Peñaloza appears in the following:
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Low pay combined with a high cost of living make it even more of a challenge for those who suddenly find themselves without a paycheck.
Friday, January 11, 2019
As anxiety and anger rise, federal workers and industry leaders around the country are organizing to demand an end to the partial government shutdown.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Jacinda, whose husband is a TSA officer, says her biggest concern is losing her home. "I feel this sneaking anxiety that it all can be gone," she says.
Monday, January 07, 2019
One expert estimates millions of contractors in the federal workforce won't receive back pay when the shutdown ends.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A majority of Hispanics say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Farmers in rural, western Guatemala have compelling reasons to attempt the dangerous journey to the U.S. Drought is stunting the corn crop, and one season's failure means no income for a family.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The Trump administration's immigration policies are designed to convince migrants to not cross the border illegally. But poverty and lack of opportunities in Guatemala continue to push people north.
Thursday, September 06, 2018
The ACLU and other groups are scouring Guatemala to track down parents who were separated from their children in the United States and deported back home without them.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Synthetic marijuana, known as K2, overdoses are challenging the city's first responders and law enforcement. "Overdoses are happening everywhere," says one delivery driver.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Immigration lawyers say they're seeing an alarming spike in the number of asylum claims that are being rejected at the earliest stage, known as the credible fear interview.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Since two men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks, there have been over a dozen more incidents of people calling 911 on people of color who were seemingly just living their everyday lives.
Friday, June 01, 2018
People gathered in cities across the country on Friday to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children at the Southern border.
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Trump administration is adding a citizenship question to forms for the 2020 census. Some immigrants in Central Falls, Rhode Island say they're afraid to be counted.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
The Trump administration is adding a citizenship question to forms for the 2020 census. Some immigrants in Central Falls, Rhode Island, say they're afraid to be counted.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Over the past 25 years, U.S. adult literacy rates have not improved. Learning how to read, one adult learner says, is like "opening up a Christmas present every day."
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Carmen Schentrup was a senior, one week away from her 17th birthday, when she was killed. Her family reflects on her life, death and why "missing her doesn't feel like enough anymore."
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Opioid overdose deaths among middle-aged black men have increased 245 percent in the past three years in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Hurricane season is ending but rebuilding in Puerto Rico is just starting and will take years. Residents of Cataño describe the impact Hurricane Maria had on their once peaceful and safe neighborhood.
Monday, November 27, 2017
Drug companies and medical device makers in Puerto Rico are still struggling with power and staffing shortages. One device manufacturer says the future of his industry on the island is uncertain.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
These days, Puerto Rico's monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a "big dance" of crews, equipment and expertise.