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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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Biden Nominates 1st Latino and Immigrant to Head DHS

Alejandro Mayorkas was the Department of Homeland Security's deputy secretary during former President Barack Obama's term.

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Fingerprint App Reportedly Helps ICE Deport Immigrants

A mobile fingerprinting app called EDDIE may have become key to President Trump’s immigrant deportation crackdown.

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COVID-19 Outbreak at New Jersey’s Elizabeth Detention Center

At least five people detained at Elizabeth Detention Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey, were reported to have COVID-19.