Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Uproar over sending immigrants to hotels near New York

The influx of immigrants into New York since August 2022 has created a humanitarian and resource crisis, and overwhelmed the city’s shelters.

decision of Mayor of New York, Eric Adams to send immigrants in hotels upstate, generating chaos in the city Adams decided to saturation in city shelters, But this created a lot of problems and even threatened to cancel the planned weddings.

Sean and Nicole’s wedding is in a week. They had everything ready to receive visiting family and friends. from Ecuador, Canada, England, Ireland and Japan, They set aside 37 rooms at The Crossroads Hotel, in Orange County.

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But now days after that ceremony, they don’t know what will happen after that All reservations have been cancelled. The arrival of the first group of immigrants sent from the city by the Adams administration compounded that problem.

Sean told ABC Channel 7 on 13 May that he hoped to be able to share hotels with the migrants. but they were told that the intersection it will not be available for the next few months.

Gary Moretti and Deanna Mifsud face a similar situation with your marriage, is scheduled for June 24. They had over 15 rooms booked at The Crossroads Hotel.

Crisis in new york

The influx of immigrants into New York since August 2022 has created a humanitarian and resource crisis, and overwhelmed the city’s shelters. They had to resort to renting rooms in 120 hotels, which are also full.

received more than the city 67.000 people, including children, most from Venezuela. It is providing shelter, food and social services to more and more people 37.000 persons.

As a result, Adams opted for hotels. Rockland Y Orange, outside the city, but faced opposition from top officials in these counties. Both Republicans went to court to stop the Democrats.

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it is expected that yonkers city, Which borders Bronx County, where dozens of migrant families come from. As had previously happened with Rockand and Orange, their mayors complained that they had not been informed of the decision in advance.

Mayor Mike Spano told ABC that about 100 migrants would be sent to the Ramada Inn where they would stay for at least a year. He assured that he learned about this from his city’s police on May 12 and assured that he had “heard nothing” from Mayor Adams.

“I have not spoken directly with the mayor. I spoke to his deputy chief of staff, who apologized and said I was on his list to call,” Spano complained.

city ​​councilor He lamented that he is not informed when immigrants are placed in the areas he represents.

Whereas, Rockland County And the city will face the first court hearing on Monday to determine where to send the immigrants, which the county was able to put on hold last Thursday pending a court decision.

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