Ground Zero recovery worker from Queens targeted by immigration authorities for deportation 

Carlos Humberto Cardona, 48, is facing deportation for an incident 30 years ago, report Edgar Sandoval and Andrew Keshner in the New York Daily News. Mr. Cardona is from Colombia and came here in 1986 at the age of 17 after his elder brothers, both police officers, were killed.

Mr. Cardona worked with Milro Construction, helping with clean-up work at the World Trade Center site. He has some health issues from his time at the site.

41,300 people, including Mr. Cardona were taken into custody during the first 100 days of the Trump administration. Cardona is fighting back with a Brooklyn federal lawsuit and a clemency bid.

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9/11 still killing as retired cop and firefighter die of cancers

Retired FDNY Firefighter William Gormley, 53 (left) and retired NYPD Detective William Kinane, 60 (right) died of World Trade Center-related illnesses within a day of one another, writes Thomas Tracy in the New York Daily News.

Retired Firefighter William Gormely (l.) and retired NYPD Detective William "Billy" Kinane, who both responded to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, died of cancer last week.

Both men were scheduled to use the same funeral home, but FF Gormley’s family was asked to move to a different one in order to accommodate Detective Kinane’s family.

Both men will have wakes on Monday and funerals on Tuesday. (See our events section – Detective Kinane here and FF Gormley here.)

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Bill to create registry of NJ September 11 memorials

The NJ State Assembly passed a bill last week to establish a 9/11 Memorial Registry of the locations and condition of all 9/11 memorials in New Jersey owned, operated or maintained by a governmental entity, reports John DeRosier The Current of Pleasantville and Absecon.

The bill requires the director of the Division of Travel and Tourism to compile the list of memorials and create the registry.

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