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Family members and friends gathered around a makeshift memorial dedicated to Brooklyn resident, Gregory “Mo” Echevarria, 34, the latest victim in a string of construction-related fatalities in New York City this month. (Photo by Liz Donovan)

In The City’s Deadliest Industry, Oversight Falls Short

Three construction workers died in April alone, while contractors with a history of worksite deaths continue to get new permits.

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Texas Prison Detaining Immigrants Under Gov. Abbott

Plus: Tennessee migrant youth shelter sues over permit cancellation, Cuban migration slows amid government protests

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Biden Administration Afraid of Lifting COVID-19 Border Restrictions

Plus: Democratic senator delays confirming CBP nominee, Agriculture Secretary defends citizenship for migrant farmers

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Sculptor Uses Chinese Immigrant Communities as Inspiration

Plus: Chinese spies recruiting New Yorkers to retrieve citizens, activists block the entrance of a DHS office to prevent detainee transfers