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Migrants waiting outside to be admitted into the city’s “welcome center” at the Roosevelt Hotel.

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Hosts Christina Greer and Harry Siegel dig into New York City’s collapsing right to shelter, the unlikely companies the Adams administration is paying to provide services to migrants and much more from another jam-packed week in New York City. 

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