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On Wednesday, May 6, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority began its unprecedented 24/7 cleaning operation and new MTA Essential Plan Night Service during the subway closure from 1 – 5 a.m. The new cleaning and disinfecting regimen marks the most aggressive in the MTA’s history, and will include around-the-clock efforts at all facilities. Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit

Essential Subway Workers Allege Underpayment and Dangerous Conditions

Workers were told to clean up vomit and feces. "All they gave us was a towel, cheap gloves, and one face mask. It was really miserable,” one former contractor said.

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CoreCivic: One of the Largest Corrections Companies in the US

CoreCivic, one of the largest private correctional facilities in the U.S. operates over 70 facilities, 12 of which have contracts with ICE.

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Federal Judge Bars Public Health Order

Plus: U.S. requiring new citizens and residents to get vaccine, and Biden continued Haitian deportations amid crises

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Migrants Stopped 209,000 Times at Southern Border in August

Plus: 8,000+ migrants waiting under international bridge, and ICE reportedly abandons immigrants with mental illnesses