Over 100,000 migrants have arrived in NYC. Here's what life is like for two of them.
After Tonny Tavera and Carlos Niño walked across the U.S. border into El Paso in late September 2022, immigration officials gave them the option to board a bus to either New York or Chicago, they recalled.
Niño chose New York, because he’d seen it depicted in movies growing up.
“Those screens — let’s go there,” he said he told Tavera, referring to the giant video billboards that line Times Square.
A few days later, Tavera and Niño were among the approximately 104,000 migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees who have arrived in New York...