Fox 5 – This comes as the New York City Council’s Committees on Immigration and Government Operations held a joint oversight hearing Friday afternoon to better meet the needs of the newly arriving asylum seekers. “With numbers increasing every day as we prepare to welcome more asylum seekers to NY at the end of Title 42, we must ensure that our services and infrastructure are sturdy enough to provide quality care for new arrivals,” said Shahana Hanif, Chair of the Immigration Committee.

Right now 36,000 asylum seekers are in the city’s care, forcing the city to open 110 emergency shelters and 8 Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers [Read More].