ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Thursday, Governor Kathy Hochul attended to New Yorkers pertaining to the present asylum seeker situation. The guv introduced that she has actually gotten in touch with President Biden to guide government sources to sustain New York’s administration of the unmatched increase of asylum applicants showing up in the state.
On Wednesday, a court seminar on a right-to-shelter claim occurred in New York City. The claim includes New York State, New York City, and also the Legal Aid Society adhering to a 1980s judgment needing New York City to absorb asylum applicants.
In a letter to President Biden, Governor Hochul asked for financial assistance for the state in addition to help with sanctuary and also sped up job consents for greater than 100,000 asylum applicants in New York. The guv likewise introduced a brand-new program that will certainly broaden the state’s capability to assist asylum applicants get authorized work.
“For over a year, I have called for federal assistance and support for New York as we manage the unprecedented number of asylum seekers arriving in our state,” Governor Hochul stated. “New York cannot continue to do this on its own. It is past time for President Biden to take action and provide New York with the aid needed to continue managing this ongoing crisis.”
You can review Governor Hochul’s complete letter to President Biden by checking out the Governor’s internet site.