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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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Medi-Cal Expanded for Older Undocumented Immigrants

Plus: Texas orders National Guard to help with border arrests, Border Patrol considers closing interior checkpoints

How to Apply for a Street Vendor Permit and License in New York City

The rules for selling merchandise and food in the streets of New York City can be confusing. Here is an explanation of the vending licenses and permits needed to conduct business in the streets.