City officials have rejiggered the way that adult migrants reapplying for another 30-day shelter stint are counted, in an attempt to reduce the number sleeping outside a “reticketing site” in the East Village, advocates say. The change comes following uproar earlier this week, as hundreds of people waited for hours outside the 7th Street site […]
A huddle of families clustered on the damp corner of Avenue U and Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn waiting for the B3 bus to arrive in the frigid drizzle Tuesday afternoon. One man wearing nothing but a t-shirt clutched his toddler, his bare arms goose-pimpled in the rain. Others had on flip flops and socks as […]
About 40% of the more than 113,000 migrants who have arrived in the five boroughs since last year hail from the South American country, per estimates from City Hall.
Only 600 people a day can be served by ICE at 26 Federal Plaza — leaving even those who have appointments and looming asylum deadlines locked out and at risk.
Medrite and Aron Security got $450 million to staff more than a dozen shelters under a shroud of secrecy. Even the city comptroller and Council are struggling to find out more as workers and residents clash.
With expiration of their time in free city beds fast approaching, some migrants are racing to find a place to rent while others are unsure where they will end up.
At least some Democrats are sounding a lot like their Republican opponents as they try to stay aligned with public opinion on immigrant shelters, crime and other tension points could be their ticket to City Hall.
A kitchen worker’s intimidating behavior was just part of the hostile atmosphere at a Brooklyn facility funded by a $10 million city contract, an investigation by THE CITY reveals.
Asylum-seekers who have been here for many months are helping newer arrivals find jobs and their way, but a paycheck is no guarantee of escaping city shelters.
From the Irish potato famine to the 1970s fiscal crisis, immigration has been key to the city’s growth in ways that are playing out again as asylum-seekers arrive.