A rally in Jackson Heights in protest of a hate incident against an undocumented transgender woman. Max Siegelbaum for Documented

Early Arrival: Gang Database Expands 70 Percent Under De Blasio

Wednesday's edition of Early Arrival: NYC Comptroller Stringer Talks Immigration – 'Zero Tolerance' Floods Courts Near Southern Border – Ryan Avoids Forced Immigration Vote

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Medi-Cal Expanded for Older Undocumented Immigrants

Plus: Texas orders National Guard to help with border arrests, Border Patrol considers closing interior checkpoints

How to Apply for a Street Vendor Permit and License in New York City

The rules for selling merchandise and food in the streets of New York City can be confusing. Here is an explanation of the vending licenses and permits needed to conduct business in the streets.