Queens DA Melinda Katz's new task force will prosecute based on the "Nordic Model," which focuses on prosecuting human traffickers and buyers of sex. Advocates say this will create risks by putting sex workers under surveillance and thrusts them into the criminal justice system
Six were charged for the death of day laborer Luis Almonte Sanchez on a construction site in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
The workers divided up the cash from a $9.4 million payout
Three construction workers died in April alone, while contractors with a history of worksite deaths continue to get new permits.
Arrests of Asian sex workers have declined in 2018 but advocates call for a decrease in the policing of immigrant communities in Queens.
As farmers in the Hudson Valley turn to seasonal workers with H-2A visas, their undocumented counterparts worry about their future.
The difficulties of navigating immigration policies and running a business.
The spike in worksite enforcement by ICE hits upstate New York.
Melrose Credit Union, which held as much as $833 million in taxi medallion loans, was liquidated last month.
Los Trabajadores Agrícolas No Se Pueden Sindicalizar en Nueva York. Crispin Hernández Podría Cambiar Eso
Crispin Hernández y la NYCLU se están enfrentando al Departamento de Granjas.