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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Early Arrival: New York Farmworkers Win Right to Organize

Friday’s Edition of Early Arrival: New Jersey Places New Requirements on ICE in Courthouses — 6th Migrant Child Died in Federal Custody Last Year — Trump Pushes for Border Contractor, Pentagon to Construct Tent Cities, Congresswoman Says Deaths of Children ‘Intentional’

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Early Arrival: New Judges Under Pressure in New York City’s Immigration Court

Wednesday’s Edition of Early Arrival: City and State Investigate Medallion Industry — 5th Migrant Child Dies in Government Custody — New Immigration ‘Czar,’ Kobach’s Demands

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Early Arrival: Taxi Medallion Market was Artificially Inflated Before it Burst

Monday’s Edition of Early Arrival: Advocates Call for More Immigrant Program Funding — More Americans are Moving to Mexico — Stephen Miller Spars with DHS Secretary