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Jessica sits in a family member's apartment in Queens. An undocumented trans woman, Jessica was arrested on prostitution charges in July. The charges were dismissed but she fears the arrest could impede her path to legal immigration status. Photo: Scott Heins for Documented

Surge in Prostitution Related Loitering Charges Affects Undocumented Immigrants

Loitering arrests have gone up more than 180 percent in the first ten months of 2018.

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NYC Passes Legislative Protections for Food Delivery Workers

Plus: New York and New Jersey immigrant advocates protest deportations, politicians camp out to support NYC taxi drivers

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Protesters Demand Congress Provide Pathways to Citizenship

Plus: Democrats search for more ways to help immigrants in reconciliation bill, and Biden keeps migrant expulsions in place

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White House Condemns Border Patrol Actions Against Haitian Migrants

Plus: Cryptocurrency company secures ICE contract, and another employee charged at closed migrant child shelter