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Queens, New York - April 27, 2018: Views of the Jackson Heights neighborhood can be seen near the 7 train. Photo: Christopher Lee for Documented.

NYC Enforcement Against Street Vendors Picks Up Again After Pandemic Lull

Since June, the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), which took over inspecting duties from the police this year, has conducted 1,508 street vending inspections and issued 424 tickets, slightly surpassing NYPD’s three-month average number of civil citations prior to the pandemic.

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Top U.S. Envoy Resigns Over Haitian Deportations

Plus: U.S. on track to take in record low refugees, and Biden administration prepares to reopen Guantánamo detention camp

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Haitians Facing Terror in Mexico

Plus: Social media helping Haitians get to the southern border, and state troopers make "steel wall" of cars at the southern border

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NYC Passes Legislative Protections for Food Delivery Workers

Plus: New York and New Jersey immigrant advocates protest deportations, politicians camp out to support NYC taxi drivers