Tag: migrants

Experts say migrant woman, children are at increased risk of human trafficking during Bayside discussion


Sep. 29, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan At a virtual think tank discussion on human trafficking organized by Bayside’s Center for Women of New York, experts pointed out that migrant women and children are at risk.  More than 118,000 migrants have arrived in New York City since April 2022. And as the city struggles to provide them with adequate resources without exacerbating the existing economic strain, a growing market for sex work adds another layer to their vulnerability.  On Wednesday, Sept. 27, CWNY organized a virtual think tank panel to discuss the ongoing issue of human trafficking. The panel featured representatives…
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Bayside motel among those reportedly being used to house migrants in NYC

Apr. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Bayside’s Anchor Inn is reportedly among the motels in New York City currently being used to house migrants and Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino released a statement criticizing the arrangement. Paladino, on April 14, said her office did not get word about this happening until less than eight hours before…
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