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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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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.