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Yasser displays a photo of him and his Hany when they first moved to New York in the early 2000s. Photo: Maged Abdulwahab for Documented

How Two Innocent Brothers Landed in Brooklyn’s Guantanamo

In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, nearly 1,000 Muslim immigrants were wrongfully imprisoned and deported. Two decades later, the victims are still in search of justice

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States Eliminating ‘Dehumanizing’ Immigrant Terms

Plus: Months-long processing delays cost immigrants their jobs, and Oregon lawmakers request funding to resettle Afghan refugees

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Afghan Refugee Families Join Jersey City Community

Plus: Ossining Latino parents create services to help families, and a recap of Documented's event on construction industry deaths

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How CARRP Flags Immigrants as National Security Threats

Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program (CARRP) was instituted at the end of the Bush administration in 2008 with the purpose to vet immigrants that could present “national security concerns” to the United States.