Leaders In NY Suburbs Reject Eric Adams’ Plan To Send Migrants To Their Communities

New York City Mayor Eric Adams proposed a plan to relocate undocumented immigrants to hotels in Rockland and Orange Counties. However, less than 24 hours after the announcement, elected officials in both regions rejected the idea and declared a state of emergency in response.

Teresa Kenny, the regional supervisor of Orangetown, told the New York Times that the announcement felt like a “Friday night drop,” and that she believed the mayor only reached out to her to check a box and avoid criticism.

Ed Day, the Rockland County executive also expressed his astonishment at Adams’s proposal.

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