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Articles By Olivia Heffernan

Street Vendors Primary category in which blog post is published

Street Vendors Protest Exorbitant Fines as City Reopens

New Yorkers relied on street vendors during the pandemic, but as the city reopens, those essential workers are once again being fined.

Labor Primary category in which blog post is published

Hundreds Turned to Street Vending After Losing Their Jobs. Now, They Face $1,000 Fines.

Lucio, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, was fined $2,050 for selling tacos without a permit or a license. A vendor association and elected officials say fines have increased as the City has reopened

Labor Primary category in which blog post is published

Immigrant Delivery Workers Organize To Fight Rampant E-Bike Theft

Delivery workers contend with long days traveling far distances in the city; the companies they work for stealing their tips; lack of bathrooms and other amenities, and increasingly: armed robberies.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Misinformation Is Harming Trust in the COVID Vaccine Among Latinos in New York

Documented asked its community of Latino immigrants about their concerns with the COVID vaccine. Safety seems to be a top priority as they seem to not be willing to get the vaccine without having some questions asked first

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Primary category in which blog post is published

Ravi Ragbir Continues to Fight ICE and the Trump Administration

After his arrest by ICE shook New York City in 2018, activist Ravi Ragbir has managed to avoid deportation, for now.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Primary category in which blog post is published

An ICE Shooting and a ‘Political War of Words’

Nine months after the ICE shooting, agents are still under investigation for a bullet in Erick Diaz-Cruz´s face.

Federal Immigration Policy Primary category in which blog post is published

Delayed Mail by USPS Could Disrupt the Immigration System

“It would be disastrous if they shut down the post office, our work and the USPS go hand in hand,” a USCIS employee said.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Farmworkers Continue to Work With Little Protection

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 among farmworkers grows.