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Elizabeth Mendoza stands in her bedroom next to an altar built in remembrance of her late son Eric. Eric Mendoza was a construction worker from Mexico. He died in an accident while working on a building rooftop in Brooklyn in 2019. Photo: Oscar Durand for Documented

Undocumented Construction Worker Falls to His Death and Developers Deny It

How the death of a construction worker, publicized in the local media, upended the life of a Mexican immigrant family in Queens.

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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