How 100,000 Migrants Became a Political Crisis in New York
In New York, the arrival of more than 100,000 migrants seeking asylum over the past year has become a crisis for the city’s shelter system, schools and budget.
As another critical election season begins to take shape, Nicholas Fandos, who covers New York State politics for The Times, explains why the situation has also become a political crisis for the state’s Democratic leaders.
Guest: Nicholas Fandos, a reporter covering New York State politics for The New York Times Metro desk.
- New York’s migrant crisis is growing. So are Democrats’ anxieties.
- A scathing letter revealed tension among New York Democrats over the city’s migrant crisis.
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