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Irmelda and Antonio, 33 and 32, prune and clear weeds away from blueberry bushes on a farm in Mattituck, Long Island, New York on Wednesday April 10, 2019. Both undocumented immigrants from Guerrero, Mexico, an indigenous region in the mountains of the country's west coast, they came to the US 16 years ago, looking for a better life. Now, they work seven days a week on this farm, planting and harvesting the crops that help make life possible in this area. Brittany Kriegstein, 2019

Major Coronavirus Outbreak Hits Upstate Immigrant Farm Workers

COVID-19 infected 177 farmworkers at Green Empire Farms in Madison County, marking one of the largest virus outbreaks in New York state.

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De Blasio Suggests He Doesn’t Support Voting for Legal Permanent Residents

Plus: What is ICE's alternatives to detention program, and undocumented immigrants excluded from Hurricane Ida aide

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Ankle Monitors And GPS Apps: ICE’s Alternatives to Detention, Explained

As New Jersey closes its doors to ICE, detained immigrants have been transferred across the country. The agency could allow them to live locally through its Alternatives to Detention program, however advocates say it has major flaws