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Sex Work and Immigrants rights activists rally in Flushing, Queens on the one-year anniversary of massage worker Yang Song's death during an NYPD vice sting. Photo: Scott Heins

One Year on From Yang Song’s Death, Asian Sex Worker Advocates Call for Reduced Policing

Arrests of Asian sex workers have declined in 2018 but advocates call for a decrease in the policing of immigrant communities in Queens.

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Court Use of Video Teleconferencing Causes Case Slowdown

The immigration courts at Varick Street in New York are still using video teleconferencing for hearings five months after protests ended.

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Early Arrival: Bronx DA Will Let Jury Trial Stand

Wednesday's Edition of Early Arrival: Troy Weighs Sanctuary Resolution — Algorithm to Make Terrorism Determinations Abroad — Asylum Fee Considered

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New York City Has Yet to Fund Census Outreach, Community Organizations Say

Lack of funding could imperil getting an accurate count in immigrant-heavy neighborhoods.