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Adams, clergy leaders continue to call for peaceful protests
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Adams, clergy leaders continue to call for peaceful protests

Mayor Eric Adams and more than a dozen local clergy leaders gathered at an anti-violence vigil Sunday in Bedford-Stuyvesant to discuss keeping New York City safe when it comes to protests. “When I saw that video, it felt as though it was a betrayal because these are the same men and women who fought to diversify police departments of all groups,” Adams said. In Adams’ first public reaction since viewing the horrific video that shows Tyre Nichols being beaten by five Memphis police officers, the retired NYPD captain turned mayor said New York City must stay dedicated to becoming a city where fighting crime and fair policing go hand-in-hand.  What You Need To Know Mayor Eric Adams attended an anti-violence vigil Sunday in Bedford-Stuyvesant organized by more than a dozen local clergy l...
‘New York cannot take more’ migrants, Adams says
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‘New York cannot take more’ migrants, Adams says

During Mayor Eric Adams’ visit to El Paso, Texas, he said New York asylum seekers are overwhelming the city. “New York cannot take more. We can’t,” he said. “There’s no more room in New York.” Adams called on city mayors across the country to join forces and handle the rapid migrant crisis. “This is a national problem,” Adams said at a news conference in Texas Sunday evening. “ We must have real immigration reform and we must immediately have a short-term fix of making sure that the cost of this does not fall on our local cities.” Adams’ agenda on his one-day trip Sunday included meeting with local officials, visiting a local shelter, going to a facility that provides support services to asylum seekers and the southern border and touring the U.S. Customs Border Protection facility. On F...