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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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Biden Struggles With Immigration Balancing Act

Plus: 'Remain in Mexico' policy returns soon, and advocates say Biden’s immigration spending isn't good enough

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States Eliminating ‘Dehumanizing’ Immigrant Terms

Plus: Months-long processing delays cost immigrants their jobs, and Oregon lawmakers request funding to resettle Afghan refugees

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Afghan Refugee Families Join Jersey City Community

Plus: Ossining Latino parents create services to help families, and a recap of Documented's event on construction industry deaths