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The immigrant women are prepared to continue the strike after the legislative session if the bill does not pass.
From left: Veronica Leal, Maria Isabel Sierra Mosso and Santa Arias pose in front of a sign on Thompson Street in Manhattan during a hunger strike for excluded workers.

Meet the Immigrant Women on Hunger Strike for Pandemic Relief

Undocumented workers still aren't eligible for pandemic relief, so some have decided to stop eating to get Albany's attention

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Immigrants are Most Exploited by Wage Theft

Plus: Maine faith leaders push senator to support path to citizenship, and immigrant advocates protest at Port of Miami

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Biden’s CBP Nominee Expresses Title 42 Support

Plus: Harry Reid tells Democrats to pass immigration reform, and Homeland Security proposal would salvage unused green cards

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Immigrant Activist Jean Montrevil Comes Home to NY for 90-day Parole

Plus: New York basement tenants struggle to secure Hurricane Ida relief, and state excluded workers fund about to run out