The number of undocumented New Yorkers has dropped for three straight years. It’s a development with consequences for the local economy, some experts say.
The city’s food bank workers say immigrant families are increasingly afraid of visiting their locations in person. “They believe that ICE could be around the corner, and many families have told us that they cannot afford to put themselves at risk standing in line,” one source told El Diario.
Organizers within the nail salon industry continue to fight for better working conditions, even four years after the passage of state regulations intended to protect employees.