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  • Writer's pictureJoanne Jacobs

NY high school becomes storm shelter for migrants


New York City Mayor Eric Abrams visited the gym at a Brooklyn high school used as a storm shelter for migrants.

Students at Brooklyn's James Madison High School "were kicked out of the classroom" today "to make room for nearly 2,000 migrants" from a nearby tent camp, reports the New York Post. The city feared a huge storm would collapse tents at an abandoned airfield.


Teachers were told Tuesday afternoon that they'd have to provide online lessons on Wednesday.


Parents were unhappy.


The asylum-seekers, who slept on the gym floor Tuesday night, are being moved back to the field today. However, another storm is on the way.

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superdestroyer
Jan 10

High schools in NYC were used as shelter during superstorm Sandy. One of the lessons that NYC learned is that many of there schools were not compliant with ADA at the time.

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Robert Diethrich
Robert Diethrich
Jan 10

And notice the terminology. Even Fox News has dropped the illegal or undocumented adjective. Now it's just "migrants." As if they BELONG here.

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superdestroyer
Jan 10
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Many of them are seeking asylum and are "awaiting" their hearing date.

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m_t_anderson
Jan 10

Our governments have decided to SELECT new citizens to replace us cranky old ungovernable ones.

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Steve Sherman
Steve Sherman
Jan 10

Letting millions of low skilled workers who need food and shelter into the country with no vetting ... Bangers idea!!

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