NEW YORK, Rockland County. – Authorities in Clarkstown, Rockland County, have closed an immigrant boarding house where 31 people were living in dangerous, overcrowded conditions.
After responding to a neighborhood complaint, authorities obtained a search warrant to search the home.
Inside they found 31 immigrants sharing several rooms and sleeping there.
They reported that there were also some minors among the immigrants.
The migrants came from Texas
The city administration assured that the people had recently arrived from Texas.
“On Friday, we executed a search warrant at this location and discovered at least 31 migrants who arrived in this country via Texas to New York,” it said in a statement.
They assured that the arrival of immigrants in this region was part of an organized operation.
“Our investigation to date has determined that this was an organized operation that brought these illegal aliens and aliens to Clarkstown,” they added.
It has not been reported what will happen to the immigrants found on site.
More than 110,000 migrants have arrived in New York
Around 60,000 people live in the protection system.