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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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How Immigration Fit Into the Final Presidential Debate

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden discussed their immigration records, including Remain in Mexico and zero tolerance

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545 Children Still Separated from Parents, 3 Years Later

Lawyers are struggling to reunite more than 1000 children separated from their parents at the border under Trump's zero tolerance policy

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Asian American New Yorkers See Highest Unemployment Growth

Asian Americans saw a massive unemployment jump during the pandemic, revealing low-income workers' precarious situations