NYC hopes to relocate asylum-seekers to other places

Mayor Eric Adams released a blueprint for the city’s path forward, as the Biden administration weighs immigration policy changes.


Biden immigration rule could mean fewer migrants to NYC

Mayor Eric Adams administration said it's still reviewing the policy.


Commentary: The arrival of asylum-seekers is unlike previous migration waves

Bussed to New York City, many migrants have arrived without existing ties and are staying, stretching resources that can help them to the breaking point.


Being the city’s social services commissioner is a hard job. And Gary Jenkins is leaving at a particularly difficult time.

The New York City shelter population is at a record high, and more homeless New Yorkers died last year than ever before.


Adams puts a new price tag on serving migrants: $4.2 billion

The New York City mayor doesn’t think the governor’s cost-sharing plan is workable


Lawmakers and advocates say state’s plan to address New York City’s migrant crisis won’t cut it

The governor’s support has been labeled as “insufficient,” amid calls for greater advocacy and public statements from the Legislature.

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Editor’s Note: New York City is a migrant’s best hope for staying in the U.S.

The city, while struggling to shelter the recent influx of asylum-seekers, remains a critical destination for those fleeing persecution in their native countries thanks to the available resources and legal help.


Unions back bill to give immigrants legal representation in New York

The Access to Representation Act would help people facing deportation if they fall below a certain income level.

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‘We just have to do better.’ NYC Council speaker criticizes mayor on migrant ‘standoff’

Adrienne Adams said that while the mayor’s calls for more funding are important, he needs to make policy changes too.


New migrant shelter is heated, local pol says, but privacy and other concerns remain

New York City Council members were offered tours of the new emergency relief center at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal several days after it opened.

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As some asylum-seekers resolve to stay at Manhattan hotel, others catch the bus to Brooklyn

“We want a good place to live like humans,” one 22-year-old from Venezuela said of being told to leave a Manhattan hotel for a barracks-style shelter in Red Hook.


Amid “crisis,” Adams defends cruise terminal migrant shelter

The New York City mayor has grown increasingly fed up with criticism levied at his administration’s efforts to house asylum-seekers.


NYC migrant crisis is not the first immigration issue to flummox Hochul

Experts and lawmakers argue Hochul didn’t do enough to tackle immigration in her State of the State address.


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.


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.