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Immigrant Detainees Claim They Are Neglected Medical Treatment

Imagine that you are supposed to have a biopsy for prostate cancer, but before you can, immigration officials bust into your home and detain you. Now imagine that you are sitting behind bars seven ...
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Mistaken Identity Leads to Immigrant's Death

Construction worker Carlos Mejia-Bonilla was arrested in Long Island by immigration officers. He told the detaining officers that they had the wrong person, but was locked up Hudson County ...
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Hudson County Jail Doesn't Perform Autopsy on Immigrant Detainee Who Died In Custody

It’s been more than two weeks since Carlos Mejia-Bonilla died while he was in the custody of immigration authorities, however, his family is still trying to figure out exactly what happened to ...
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Attorney Portela Begins Injury Claim for MTA 125th Subway Derailment Passenger

On June 27 th, 2017, the southbound A subway train derailed at the Harlem Street station at 125 th Street around 10:00 AM. An unknown number of passengers were aboard the two cars of the subway train ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Derailment Of MTA Subway A Train At 125th Street, NYC Injured Passenger Rocio Delances

Rocio Delances appeared at the Portela Law Firm, PC in Washington Heights to report that she was a passenger on the A train the day before which derailed at the 125th street station. She reported that ...
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