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Contractor Charged With Manslaughter for the Death of Undocumented Construction Worker

Six were charged for the death of day laborer Luis Almonte Sanchez on a construction site in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

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After Eight Years, Car Wash Workers Can Cash Their Final Paychecks

The workers divided up the cash from a $9.4 million payout

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In The City’s Deadliest Industry, Oversight Falls Short

Three construction workers died in April alone, while contractors with a history of worksite deaths continue to get new permits.

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One Year on From Yang Song’s Death, Asian Sex Worker Advocates Call for Reduced Policing

Arrests of Asian sex workers have declined in 2018 but advocates call for a decrease in the policing of immigrant communities in Queens.

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The Last Harvest

As farmers in the Hudson Valley turn to seasonal workers with H-2A visas, their undocumented counterparts worry about their future.

Undocumented Entrepreneurs: How They Started Businesses Without Papers

The difficulties of navigating immigration policies and running a business.

Labor Primary category in which blog post is published

ICE Workplace Audits Force Out Immigrant Farmworkers Upstate

The spike in worksite enforcement by ICE hits upstate New York.

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Credit Union Holding Taxi Medallion Loans Shutters, Leaving Drivers in Limbo

Melrose Credit Union, which held as much as $833 million in taxi medallion loans, was liquidated last month.