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Members of the Fujianese community in New York came to work in dangerous conditions during the 80s and 90s
Yi Chen and Yu Lin at a campaign event. Photo: Rong Xiaoqing

City Council Candidates Represent Hope for New York’s Fujianese Community

The three millennials are seen as a vindication for members of New York's Fujianese community that embarked on dangerous journeys to the U.S.

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These Laundromat Workers Were Fired After Forming a Union. Now They’re Fighting Back

Six immigrant women formed the first storefront laundromat union in the City. Their company hired a "Union Avoidance" consultant to dissuade them and fired them anyway.

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Migrant Boy Found Wandering Alone Was Deported and Kidnapped

A young boy whose video was shared widely online was kidnapped and separated from his mother when his family couldn't pay for her release.

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New Jersey Hunger Striker Risking His Life and Worrying His Family

A longtime New Jersey resident is taking part in his second hunger strike after being transferred to a Florida jail.