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Assessing the Impact of Immigrant Voters

Assessing the Impact of Immigrant Voters

A conference at CUNY’s School of Journalism explored the role of immigrant voters in the 2013 elections.

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Special Report: Employers Turn Their Backs on Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job

In N.Y. and 27 other states, undocumented workers are entitled to workers’ compensation but many immigrants are unaware of these protections and are reluctant to confront their employers when they are injured on the job. They fear their bosses will fire them or worse, rat them out to immigration authorities.