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A warm welcome to the U.S., but only for some.Paula Solian for Documented

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.

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Early Arrival: City Reels After Public Charge Win

Wednesday's Edition of Early Arrival: Tension Builds Over County Jail ICE Contracts — British Family Detained After They Accidentally Drove into the U.S., They Say — Census Information Gathering Continues

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Early Arrival: Immigrant Advocates Fight Borough-Based Jails

Friday's Edition of Early Arrival: Judge Denies Parties Interested in Joining Green Light Act Lawsuit — Canadian Man Banned from U.S. for Volunteering at Arts Festival — Acting ICE Director Slams Judge’s Ruling

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Early Arrival: Federal Judge Halts Rensselaer County Clerk’s Attack on Green Light Law

Wednesday's Edition of Early Arrival: New York’s Non-Citizen Seniors Retreat from Benefits — Towns Profited from Immigration Detention for a Century — Supreme Court Deliberates DACA