Tag: migrant-crisis

Tensions flare at dueling rallies over Creedmoor migrant tent shelter in Queens Village

Aug. 9, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Tensions flared during dueling rallies held outside of a tent shelter at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens Village on Tuesday, Aug. 8, as the angry protesters who expressed their opposition to the city’s plan to house migrants at the site outnumbered a small group of pro-migrant supporters.  Standing…
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Mayor, speaker at odds over Hizzoner’s request to halve the council’s discretionary funds amid migrant crisis

Dec. 21, 2022 By Ethan Stark-Miller Mayor Eric Adams and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams (no relation) are at odds over the mayor’s suggestion that the council cut its nearly $600 million discretionary budget in half as a means of fiscal belt-tightening amid the growing expense of the migrant crisis currently engulfing the Big Apple…. Read more »