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    Black Market Vending in New York Cityi
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    January 03, 2016 3:53 PM
    There are some 20,000 street vendors in New York City, and 90 percent of them are immigrants. Black market operations are the norm because there are too few permits to satisfy the marketplace. Those who support or oppose street vending agree on one thing: the system is broken. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports.

    Black Market Vending in New York City

    Published January 03, 2016

    There are some 20,000 street vendors in New York City, and 90 percent of them are immigrants. Black market operations are the norm because there are too few permits to satisfy the marketplace. Those who support or oppose street vending agree on one thing: the system is broken. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports.


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