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Workers and their supporters protest the impending closure of Chinatown's Jing Fong restaurant dining room outside its landlord East Bank. Photo: Amir Khafagy for Documented
Workers and their supporters protest the impending closure of Chinatown's Jing Fong restaurant dining room outside its landlord East Bank. Photo: Amir Khafagy for Documented

Chinatown’s Community Bank Continues to Survive During Crisis

Abacus Federal Savings Bank customers weren’t only worried about the pandemic, but the rise in violence against the Asian community.

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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.