Democrats’ message to Americans: If you’re not a migrant, go to the back of the line
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Democrats’ new rule: If you’re not a migrant, go to the back of the line.
Gary Moretti and his fiancée booked 30 rooms at The Crossroads Hotel in Newburgh, New York, for their bridesmaids and guests for a June 24 wedding. But New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ migrant-first policy demolished their plans.
Over the last two weeks, Adams has rolled out a scheme to bus hundreds of migrants to upscale motels in Newburgh, Orangetown and Yonkers, pleading that New York City is out of space. It didn’t matter that many of the motel rooms were already occupied or booked. Money talks. New York City pays above-market rates to house migrants, averaging $8,000 per room, per month, taxpayers be damned.
FILE – New York City Mayor Eric Adams attends a joint press briefing with New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on subway safety at Fulton Transit Center. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
The motels acted fast to clear their rooms.
COUPLE SAYS WEDDING GUESTS WERE KICKED OUT OF HOTEL TO MAKE ROOM FOR MIGRANTS
“We had a legal contract to have those rooms,” Moretti said. Nearly two dozen struggling homeless veterans also got the boot, including