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‘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...