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Report: NYC May Spend $300M Housing Border Crossers in Luxury Hotel Rooms

Report: NYC May Spend $300M Housing Border Crossers in Luxury Hotel Rooms
A group of migrants wait in line after arriving from Texas, outside Port Authority Bus Terminal to receive humanitarian assistance on August 10, 2022 in New York. – Texas has sent thousands of migrants from the border state into Washington, DC, New York City, and other areas. (Photo by Yuki IWAMURA / AFP) (Photo by YUKI IWAMURA/AFP via Getty Images)

A plan by New York City officials to house thousands of border crossers, most arriving on buses sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), in about 6,000 luxury hotel rooms may cost taxpayers more than $300 million.

For weeks, Abbott has sent buses filled with border crossers to New York City — the nation’s largest sanctuary city that shields and protects illegal aliens from arrest and deportation by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.

As the city’s homeless shelter system fills up, officials are looking to house thousands of arriving border crossers in about 6,000 luxury hotel rooms at the Row NYC on 8th Avenue as well as the Skyline Hotel on 10th Avenue.

The cost, according to the New York Post, may exceed $300 million.

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