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Bolsonaro Won More Than 70 Percent of Brazilian Voters in NYC. Why?

How a far-right admirer of dictatorships captured votes in a progressive city

Hudson County Votes to Limit ICE Contract

After a heated hearing, the Freeholders decided to expel ICE from the county jail by 2020

What Does Chinatown Hate About the Plan to Close Rikers? Almost Everything

Concerns about transparency, health, and political neglect have residents fighting back.

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Immigrants Becoming Part of Democratic Party Infrastructure

In an election year where immigration concerns energized voters.

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Jumaane Williams Campaign Marks Progress for Caribbean-Americans

Despite his defeat, the councilman's campaign marks a new chapter for one of the city's largest immigrant groups.

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Alcántara Defeated Despite Dominican-American Roots

Alcántara's membership in the Independent Democratic Conference sealed her defeat.

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Exclusive: City Council Bill Calls for Ban on All Contracts With ICE

New legislation would prevent the city from contracting with “entities engaged in immigration enforcement.”