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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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USCIS on the Verge of Collapse

U.S. Customs and Immigration Services has begun furloughing workers, putting asylum, visa, and other programs in jeopardy

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Drive-In Naturalization Ceremonies Grow While USCIS Budget Crisis Looms

A U.S. Customs and Immigration Services budget crisis could jeopardize naturalization ceremonies and November's elections

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Judge Orders ICE to Free Man Held on Terrorism Charges

The government tried to use the Patriot Act to declare the Palestinian man a "danger to national security" and hold him indefinitely