New York Mayor Eric Adams announced that irregular immigrants sent by buses from Texas, the border state of the USA, to New York will be placed in school gyms as asylum seekers.
“This is one of the last places we want to look,” Adams told NY1 television. None of us are comfortable having to take steps in that direction.” said.
Stating that they paid attention to the fact that about 20 sports halls were separate from the school building, Adams did not share information about which areas the halls were in.
Adams shared the information that they are waiting for 15 buses of irregular migrants to New York this weekend, adding, “Really, this will affect every service we offer to the people of the city, and this is completely wrong. New York City should not bear the brunt of a national problem.” used his statements.
Brooklyn District Councilor Ari Kagan announced on her social media account for the first time on May 13 that city officials contacted the principal of public school 188 to use the school’s gym for immigrants.
“People are really worried, nobody supports this plan,” Kagan said. There are no immigrants in the school gym right now, but no one knows what will happen tomorrow?” shared his statements.
New York is the only metropolitan city in the USA with a “right to housing” law.
THE PROBLEM OF IRREGULAR IMMIGRANTS SENT FROM THE BORDER TO NEW YORK
Republican states such as Texas and Florida are trying to send some of the irregular immigrants to the Democratic-dominated states such as the capital Washington, New York and Machusetts as of the end of the summer of 2022 to protest the immigration policy of US President Joe Biden, complaining that they cannot handle the irregular immigrants who flocked to the Mexican border on their own. had begun.
Shelters in New York, where around 50,000 homeless live, were filled with irregular migrants sent by buses from the border areas, and some refugees were placed in empty hotels and camps.
Mayor Eric Adams stated that the irregular immigrants who have been flocking to New York for a while are “destroying the city’s resources,” adding, “It’s time for Washington to respond. It is enough.” had used the phrase.
New York City Budget Director Jacques Jiha also shared his estimate that they will have to spend $4.3 billion on the influx of irregular migrants by the end of June 2024.
It is known that at least 65,000 irregular migrants have arrived in New York since last spring, and more than 36,000 refugees are still in the custody of the municipality in 120 different places. (AA)