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Women day laborers gather at La Parada, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, looking for work. Photo: Oscar Durand for Documented

Day Laborer Hot Spots Swell as People Escape Ecuador at Record Rate

Ecuadorians fleeing their country rack up smuggling debts and find themselves in precarious positions on day laborer street corners in NYC.

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Family Detention Policy, Explained

Family detention is the practice of confining asylum seeker parents along with their children in detention facilities operated by USCIS.

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U.S. Citizen Files Lawsuit, Alleging He Was Held in Immigration Jail

Plus: Florida immigrant detention center faces complaints, and Hondurans in Texas prepare for the election back home

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Bill Letting Noncitizens Vote in NYC Poised for Passage

Plus: Vaccination rates lag in NY’s Haitian neighborhoods, and detained immigrants transferred from New Jersey to upstate New York