Politico – The contractor in question is Texas-based SLSCO, according to Council Member Shahana Hanif of Brooklyn, who chairs the Committee on Immigration that will grill the Adams administration on its response to the more than 15,000 asylum seekers who have arrived since the summer. The firm was previously paid more than $200 million to work on Trump’s border wall.

“That is not OK,” she said. “These walls were literally created to keep migrants out. I question exactly who the city is contracting with, and whether we know the full scope of their previous work.” [Read More]