Mayor asking FEMA to step in amid growing crisis of migrants bused into NYC

City officials say the mayor is asking FEMA to stop giving money to other cities that use funding to rent buses to send people to New York.

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2023, 9:30 PM

Updated 396 days ago

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Mayor Eric Adams is calling on the federal government to step in when it comes to the issues of migrants who are bused to the Big Apple from other states.
City officials say the mayor is asking FEMA to stop giving money to other cities that use funding to rent buses to send people to New York.
Cities can only qualify for reimbursement when busing migrants if it's done in coordination with the cities that will be receiving them.
There has been no comment from FEMA on Adams' request.


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