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Woman holds a "Black Kids Matter" sign during a press conference announcing a class action lawsuit against the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in New York. Bebeto Matthews for AP

Lawsuits Allege Misconduct at Agencies Taking in Unaccompanied Minors

Court documents detail sexual and physical abuse of foster kids.

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Neighboring County Sheriffs Differ on How to Detain Immigrants

The Albany County Sheriff and Rensselaer County Sheriff both hold immigrant detainees, but differ in their detention practices. The result: some detainees have lawyers in one facility and don't in the other.

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Early Arrival: ICE Loses in the Children’s Court

Monday's Edition of Early Arrival: NYPD Surveillance Still Largely Targets Muslims – Cheaper Detention Options are no Less Effective – Support for ‘Abolish ICE’ Wavers

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NYPD Continues to Focus Surveillance on Muslims

More than 80 percent of the NYPD's investigations into political activity target Muslim people or organizations, Documented has learned.