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Sex Work and Immigrants rights activists rally in Flushing, Queens on the one-year anniversary of massage worker Yang Song's death during an NYPD vice sting. Photo: Scott Heins

Sex Workers at Risk Under New Prosecution Strategy, Advocates Say

Queens DA Melinda Katz's new task force will prosecute based on the "Nordic Model," which focuses on prosecuting human traffickers and buyers of sex. Advocates say this will create risks by putting sex workers under surveillance and thrusts them into the criminal justice system

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DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Rejects Criticism

Former Department of Homeland Security secretaries accused President Trump of using the department as his own "personal militia"

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Four Poultry Plant Executives Indicted After ICE Raid

The indictments come a year after 680 people were arrested at two Mississippi plants in one of the largest workplace ICE raids in history

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Officials Worry Expedited Census Deadline May Cause Undercount

The Trump administration will end in-person census interviews a month early, possibly leading to an undercount and a cut to federal funding in New York