City officials looking at 750 potential locations to house influx of asylum seekers
Deputy Mayor Anne Williams-Isom says New York City is continuing to struggle with the influx of migrants coming into the five boroughs.
According to the deputy mayor, more than 45,000 migrants are currently in the care of the city and over 95,000 have gone through the city's care since the start of the crisis.
More than 81,000 people in total are in city shelters, the Department of Homeless Services adds.
The city is looking at around 750 prospective new locations to house migrants in the city. The deputy mayor says the city is currently working with the state on a plan for this summer.