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Voter Turnout Rises in Immigrant Heavy Communities

Jackson Heights and South Ozone Park in Queens saw a particularly large boom in turnout this year.

Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

Immigrants Held in Detention for Months Without a Hearing: Lawsuit

Almost three-quarters of immigrant detainees have to wait more than two months to see a judge.

Public Charge Primary category in which blog post is published

This Russian Blacksmith Was Declared a Public Charge in 1913

The government has deemed immigrants “public charges” since people were arriving at Ellis Island by boat.

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

NY Voters Reject Anti-Immigrant Sentiment

Candidates aligned with the President lost around the state

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

As NY Democrats Pick Up Major Seats, Immigration Measures Get a Second Chance

Democrats have fresh opportunities to pass immigration reforms and question federal authorities.

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

On Long Island, Latino Voters Could Be the Democrats’ Dark Horse

Can they succeed where other get-out-the-vote efforts have failed?

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrats Bank on Arab American Turnout in Bay Ridge

Races to unseat state Senator Marty Golden and Rep. Dan Donovan could be decided by a large turnout of Arab American voters.

Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Detainee Sues ICE Agents for Medical Neglect

In court documents, one man alleges Bergen County Jail neglected his health and violated his constitutional rights

Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

Video Shows Court Staff Helping ICE Agents Make Arrest

Half a dozen ICE agents and court officers wrestled with the man outside a Queens courthouse on Thursday