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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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U.S. Delays Plan to Bring in Asylum Seekers Waiting in Mexico

The U.S. canceled plans Monday to bring asylum seekers into two ports of entry in Texas, even as it slowly brings them into California.

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NYC Immigrants Struggle to Find COVID-19 Vaccine

Corona, Queens, was hardest hit by COVID-19, but just 5 percent of its residents have secured coronavirus vaccines.