Eric Adams, the mayor of New York City, went off on a pair of his fellow Democrats, both President Joe Biden and the Governor of New York, for their outright failure to hand over additional funding and resources to prop up his city in its attempts to deal with the rapidly growing number of illegal immigrants as Title 42 starts to die.
As discovered in an email sent out by Adams to the members of the City Council, which was picked up by the New York Post, warned about the rising number of illegal immigrants slated to head to the Big Apple and complained that his requests for help from both the federal and state government have been “mostly ignored.”
“Please be advised that due to the lifting of Title 42 later this week, the City is expecting a higher amount of asylum seeker buses beginning today with 2 buses today and 10-15 more expected in the next two days,” stated the message to the council members.
“We’ve already received more than 31,000 asylum seekers into our city, and currently have open 60 emergency shelters, four humanitarian relief centers, and two welcome centers,” the email read.
The message also issued a warning about a much larger incoming surge in the number of illegal immigrants expected to be moved to the city via bus over the coming days.
“We have been told in no uncertain terms that, beginning today, we should expect an influx of buses coming from the border and that more than 1,000 additional asylum seekers will arrive in New York City every week,” it stated.
In the past, the city of New York sent in a request for $1 billion in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order to help asylum seekers arriving from the southern border. The request is still currently being examined.
The surge of illegal immigrants will add to the already insanely high levels of homeless residents in the city. The population of New York City’s homeless shelters spiked to record levels this past October, with well over 60,000 people throughout its system of shelters.
“This is not an everyday homelessness crisis, but a humanitarian crisis that requires a different approach, and these humanitarian emergency response centers will take on a multitude of looks with the similarities that they will all help triage and provide immediate support to arriving asylum seekers. We will continue to respond with care and compassion as we deal with this humanitarian crisis made by human hands,” explained Adams at that time.