New York City sues nearly half the state’s counties over attempts to keep out migrants

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
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NEW YORK — New York City sued nearly half the state’s counties over their attempts to keep out migrants, the latest escalation in an ongoing battle between city officials and local leaders. The lawsuit, filed in state court on Wednesday, accuses 30 New York counties of seeking to “wall off their borders” to asylum-seekers through “xenophobic” executive orders that violate state and federal law. It names the leaders of Dutchess, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties in the Hudson Valley, as well as Fulton, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie and Warren counties....

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