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Women wearing veils of mourning hold cards with the image of Amadou Diallo before the start of a prayer vigil outside the United Nations February 27, 2000 in New York. The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding the vigil to protest the acquittal of four white New York City police officers charged in the February 1999 shooting death of Diallo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Women wearing veils of mourning hold cards with the image of Amadou Diallo before the start of a prayer vigil outside the United Nations February 27, 2000 in New York. The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding the vigil to protest the acquittal of four white New York City police officers charged in the February 1999 shooting death of Diallo. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The NYPD’s Long History of Targeting Black Immigrants

Despite making up only 7.2 percent of the noncitizen population in the US, more than 20 percent of people facing deportation on criminal grounds are Black.

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REAL ID: Appointment Requirements, Cost, and How to Get One

A REAL ID is a federally compliant DMV issued driver's license, learner permit or non-driver ID that will be required after May 2023 to board domestic flights or enter federal buildings. Here is information regarding what it is, how to make appointments, it's requirements. and how to get it.

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Migrant Children Still Stuck in Temporary Shelters for Months

Plus: Asylum seekers report 'horrible' conditions at immigration jail, undocumented crime victims get second chance at work permits.

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Chaotic Reopening of Immigration Courts Make New York Immigrants Fear Deportations

All hearings were cancelled when two of New York’s immigration courts closed due to the pandemic. Now, they’re reopening and advocates worry notices about the new hearings are not reaching immigrants in legal proceedings.