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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.

New York City Police Department Primary category in which blog post is published
Newsletter Primary category in which blog post is published

Early Arrival: Public Charge Rule Could Hit 1.7 Million in NY and NJ

Wednesday's Edition of Early Arrival: Advocates Target Owner of the Building With ICE Offices — Border Patrol Agent Pleads Guilty To Intentionally Hitting Guatemalan Migrant With Truck — Trump Rule Favors Wealthy Immigrants

Immigration Court Primary category in which blog post is published

Facing the Immigration Courts Alone

A program in New York is hoping to create a public defender system for immigrants in immigration courts.