(NEW YORK) -- Five asylum-seekers have been arrested on charges they assaulted police officers in Midtown Manhattan, the New York City Police Department said.The assault occurred Saturday afternoon near Times Square as officers were trying to take a person into custody.According to police, officers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City officials are limiting the time asylum-seekers with children can spend in the city's shelter system.Starting next week, city officials will begin notifying some families that they have 60 days to find alternative housing. Last month, NYC Mayor Eric Adams'... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Protesters flooded the street outside a former senior living facility in Staten Island, temporarily blocking a bus carrying asylum-seekers, after local leaders said they learned it was slated to house New York City’s latest migrant shelter.Ten people were arrested, nine of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In another sign New York City is grappling with an increase of migrants entering the shelter system, the city has officially opened a sprawling, 84,000-square-foot emergency shelter on Manhattan's Randall's Island.ABC News and other outlets were given a first look inside... Read More.