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08/26/2013 03:59 pm ET

Undocumented Immigrants Ineligible For Relocation After Fire Leaves Them Homeless

The fire raging just steps from City College was huge and damaging, and took 200 firefighters many long hours to bring it under control. No one died, but it wreaked havoc in the lives of dozens of families.

The tragedy happened a little over a month ago — and it was big news then.

Yet not much has been said about the aftermath of the blaze or the travails of the 200 displaced tenants of 518 W. 139th St. to put their lives back together.

Things were difficult enough for all the victims of the Hamilton Heights fire, but for a particular group of them, the situation was even worse.

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