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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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Biden Pauses Deportations for 100 Days

The Department of Homeland Security will halt deportations of specific noncitizens as it “reviews and resets enforcement priorities.”

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Biden Wants to Remove Controversial Word From U.S. Immigration Laws

Biden’s proposed immigration reform bill will remove the word “alien” from U.S. immigration laws and replace it with “noncitizen.”

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New Yorkers Rally for More Action After Biden’s Immigration Reforms

Advocates celebrated President Biden’s quick actions to reform immigration on his first day in office and called for more change.