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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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Court Affirms New York Undocumented Immigrants Can Get Driver’s Licenses

Court Affirms NY Undocumented Immigrants Can Get Driver’s Licenses

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Supreme Court Hesitates to Exclude Immigrants from 2020 Census

Conservative justices were annoyed when Trump administration lawyers couldn't provide specifics about the census exclusion.

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Pregnant Migrants Turned Back at Southern Border

Pregnant migrant women are often sent back to Mexico to wait for asylum hearings in crowded shelters and dirty tent camps.