The Big Apple could get 100,000 migrants to replace it’s loss of population and INCREASING the New York State population and bill for services….
Mayor Eric Adams IS on the Bioden admin’s case about getting more money….
Senate Majority Leader Schumer COULD find the money but House Republicans are sure NOT to go along….
For a year now, Mayor Eric Adams has been sounding the alarm about a humanitarian crisis like few New York City has seen before, as tens of thousands of migrants arrive from the southern border.
On Wednesday, he made yet another plea for federal help and cited a staggering new cost estimate: $12 billion to house and care for the newcomers.
Though the $12 billion is an estimate over the course of three years, the figure represents more than 10 percent of the city’s $107 billion annual budget. This year, the mayor said, the city will spend more on migrants than the annual budgets of the Fire, Parks and Sanitation Departments combined.
The city could have more than 100,000 migrants under its care by 2025, the mayor said, about twice the number of newcomers who are currently living in the city’s homeless shelters….
“If we don’t get the support we need, New Yorkers could be left with a $12 billion bill,” Mr. Adams said in a speech from City Hall. “While New York City will continue to lead, it’s time the state and federal government step up.”….
Some COULD point out that Biden IS sending BILLIONS to the Ukraine while New York IS standing and begging for help….