Immigration

Immigration

Plans for a Randall’s Island tent city draw familiar criticism

As the city struggles to host thousands of incoming asylum-seekers, a pivot to build a tent city on Randall’s Island still poses concerns about extreme weather and accessibility, some lawmakers and advocates said.

Immigration

Editor’s Note: Migrants arriving in NYC deserve their day in court

Nonprofits working with the new arrivals have received hundreds of improperly addressed asylum hearing notices.

Education

New York City’s plan for integrating asylum-seeker children into public schools

Potentially thousands of these new students could be entering schools in the fall, and the nation’s largest school system will be developing a curriculum to meet their needs

Immigration

An estimated 6,300 asylum-seekers have entered NYC’s shelters

A lack of coordination with Texas, Arizona and the feds has created uncertainty about how many migrants will ultimately arrive in the city.

Immigration

Migrant families are being separated when entering NYC shelter system: Advocates

Some asylum seekers who do not have documentation to prove they are related have opted to sleep on the street rather than be housed in different shelters.

Immigration

Migrant transfers continue, despite outcry

Advocates have called on federal officials to return 70 migrants transferred out of the Orange County Correctional Facility back to their communities.

Immigration

Texas Gov. Abbott escalates feud with Eric Adams by ‘shamelessly’ sending migrant buses to NYC

The move follows Adams’ refusal to accept Abbott’s invitation to visit the Texas border towns where migrants are crossing into the U.S.

Bill de Blasio

Trump is from New York City, but you can’t tell from his policies

Bill de Blasio is boycotting a planned meeting with President Donald Trump because despite Trump's New York City roots, his administration isn't pursuing an urban agenda.