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Queens, New York - April 27, 2018: Views of a mosque in the Astoria neighborhood along Steinway Street. Photo: Christopher Lee for Documented.

Increase in Demand for Muslim Funeral Services in Queens

A lack of Muslim funeral services has long posed a serious problem for Queens's Bangladeshi community, but the pandemic has exacerbated the need even more.

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Landlord Sues New Jersey Immigration Jail for Alleged Dangerous Conditions

The owners of a warehouse being used to hold immigrant detainees in Elizabeth, New Jersey, claim conditions at the facility are unsafe.

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Biden Increases Historically Low Refugee Cap

The refugee admissions cap will be set at 62,500 for the rest of the 2020 fiscal year, and will increase to 125,000 next year.

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Immigrant Workers on Strike for Higher Wages at Catsimatidis’ Oil Company

The company has sent letters to three of the workers on strike stating that they have been permanently replaced. Neither UMEC nor Catsimatidis himself responded to Documented’s request for comment.