CBS: With asylum seekers arriving in record numbers, Mayor Adams sends emergency aid request to Gov.
he stream of asylum seekers arriving in New York City has reached a record pace. Mayor Eric Adams says the city has run out of room and is asking the state for a lifeline.
Adams said there's no more room at the inn. The 74 emergency shelters and four humanitarian relief centers opened to cope with the influx of asylum seekers are packed to the gills.
"What is happening in El Paso, Houston, Washington, Chicago, New York, it is unfair. It's unfair to all of our cities," the mayor said.
Adams is petitioning Gov. Kathy Hochul for immediate emergency assistance.
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