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Adams Will Move Migrant Encampment After It Flooded From Modest Rain

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Tents had been put up in a parking lot at Orchard Beach, in the northeast part of the Bronx on Long Island Sound. Images online showed water ponding at the site following rainfall over the weekend. New York City has seen an unexpected increase in migrants seeking asylum in the United States.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Tent City for Migrants to Be Moved After It Flooded From Modest Rain

Mayor Eric Adams canceled an emergency shelter under construction in a beach parking lot in the Bronx and will move it to Randalls Island.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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City relocating Orchard Beach migrant relief center to Randall's Island, Mayor Adams says

The mayor said it's because of the recent storms, but opposition to the center by Bronx residents was also getting louder.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC relocating migrant tent city to Randall’s Island

Mayor Eric Adams is relocating -- and downsizing -- a tent city his administration was constructing for incoming migrants from the Bronx to Randall's Island due to flooding issues.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC will move migrant tent camp to Randall’s Island after flooding at Orchard Beach in the Bronx

The city is switching the location for a large migrant camp from the Bronx to Randall's Island in Manhattan, Mayor Adams announced late Monday.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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New York City to relocate migrant relief center to Randall's Island amid flooding concerns

The relief center for migrants originally planned for Orchard Beach is being relocated to Randall's Island amid backlash and flooding concerns.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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NYC Relocates Migrant Tent Shelter Before Its Opening, Citing Flood Risk

New York City is moving a tent shelter that was being built for some of the thousands of recently arrived asylum seekers to a new location on Randall’s Island before it even opened, citing the risk of flooding.

2 months ago·United States
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