Immigration

Immigration

Adams on migrant crisis: NYC can’t do it alone

The New York City mayor pitched a “national czar” to better manage the influx of asylum-seekers at the southern border.

Immigration

NYC requests state support in sheltering 500 asylum seekers

New York City Mayor Eric Adams said the city will soon be unable to continue sheltering migrants on its own.

News & Politics

'New York has done its share,' Eric Adams says on migrant crisis

The mayor is making direct calls for action from the federal government to address the influx of asylum seekers, many of whom have landed in New York City.

News & Politics

With asylum-seekers in the spotlight, mayor and council battle over city finances

New York City Council members responded with outrage over the mayor’s requests to fork over discretionary funding.

New York City

NYC leaders call for money, and a plan, as more migrants arrive from the Mexican border

While buses of migrants arrived in Manhattan, the City Council held a hearing on the city’s response to asylum-seekers

Immigration

Asylum-seekers face legal challenges and backlogs in New York City

A struggling court system and shortage of legal assistance has left some newly arrived migrants floundering in the complicated process of applying for asylum.

New York City

Will Biden’s new border policy stop asylum-seekers from coming to NYC? City officials aren’t sure

The flow of asylum-seekers into the city slowed in recent days, but officials say that’s unlikely to be related to the new border policy.

New York City

Randall’s Island tent city is ready to welcome asylum-seekers

The emergency shelter will open with room for up to 500 adult men for short-term stays.

New York City

Hochul wants fed to “take ownership” of NYC’s migrant crisis

The governor passed on Mayor Eric Adams’ request for additional financial assistance from the state, noting the city isn’t cash strapped while taking in asylum-seekers.

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New York City

Proposed Midtown shelter for asylum-seekers raises concerns about safety, size

The Adams administration is eyeing the Row Hotel on 8th Avenue as a possible site to house migrants, sources said.

News & Politics

Migrant families are being separated when entering NYC shelter system: Advocates

Some asylum seekers who do not have documentation to prove they are related have opted to sleep on the street rather than be housed in different shelters.

Immigration

New York Immigration Coalition leaders are rolling up their sleeves

With a new administration, there’s time to focus on structural changes, including in NYC

Immigration

Undocumented immigrants in New York get little financial help

Facing massive budget shortfalls, the state hasn’t stepped in to give cash to people left out of federal relief.

Immigration

Will immigration policy be Trump’s leverage over New York?

Trump repeatedly turns to immigration policies as bargaining chips with New York.