Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday morning admonished several unnamed City Council members for not having any migrant emergency shelters or humanitarian relief centers in their districts, according to partial audio of a private call shared with amNewYork Metro.
Nearly half of the city’s available hotel rooms are currently occupied by asylum seekers and there are few rooms left to accommodate an expected surge in migrants following the expiration of Title 42 last week, Mayor Eric Adams claimed Wednesday.
Mayor Eric Adams is facing sharp criticism Thursday from fellow city pols and advocates after he signed on Wednesday night an executive order suspending parts of the city’s longstanding right-to-shelter law ahead of a new migrant surge following the expiration of federal Title 42.
Mar. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A representative from NYC Health + Hospitals delivered a presentation on the city’s asylum seeker response to members of the Queens Borough Board Monday, March 6. The main point of discussion was centered on how the Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Center (HERRC) in Queens has been helping these… Read More
Feb. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A hotel in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City will soon serve as a location to house asylum seekers, Mayor Adams announced on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Adams said that the Wingate by Wyndham, a three-star hotel located at 38-70 12th St., will be turned into a Humanitarian… Read more »