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Deported to Death

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.26.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Even as the border children slow and their cases surge in states like Texas and New York, advocates point out what they said would obviously happen: we sent at least some of those children to their deaths after deporting them back to warzone-like conditions.

Who Will Qualify for Obama's Executive Order?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Removing the age cap and changing the criteria to allow more DREAMers to qualify may be the easiest thing that Obama could do.

Lynne Peeples

Sandy Cleanup Workers: Could Illness, Litigation Lie Ahead?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.09.2013 | Green

Greg Floyd recalled the burgeoning hazards when he first toured Sandy-damaged New York City public housing a couple days after the hurricane hit. "...

9/11 Workers Face Major Challenges For Health Cost Compensation

AP | ALEX KATZ | Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Sheila Birnbaum is known in legal circles across New York as the "queen of torts" for her prowess in sorting out complicated cases. B...

9/11 Workers' Health Dilemma: Take $713 Million Settlement Or Hope For Federal Bill

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Thousands of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers suing New York City over their exposure to clouds of pulverized glass and cement at the...

Judge's Ruling In 9/11 Health Case Raises Questions

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge pushed the limits of his legal authority when he rejected a settlement that would have paid at least $575 million to ...

9/11 Settlement: Judge Wants To Hear From Ground Zero Workers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday rejected a legal settlement that would have given at least $575 million to people sickened by ash and dust ...

Plaintiffs In 9/11 Health Trials Range From Bogus To Heartbreaking

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — As the first cases in a massive battle over illnesses linked to 9/11 near trial, an Associated Press investigation has found that sev...

Immune System Cancer Found In Young 9/11 Officers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Researchers say a small number of young law enforcement officers who participated in the World Trade Center rescue and cleanup operat...