migrants refused to leave hell’s kitchen hotel to go to brooklyn
Several migrants stood their ground outside the Watson Hotel in Kitchen Hell’s on this night of Sunday and they denied to leave for a new shelter at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. Over 50 migrants stood outside the hotel with workers assisting with food and translation.
The local police came to the hotel around 10 pm. They said that they have not arrested anyone, because when the police reached the spot, the crowd unnecessarily dispersed.
Activists standing there said that the migrants were being thrown out of the hotel. Most people were standing near West 57th Street.
An official for Mayor Adams stated the incident briefly, the city began to come and go single adult men to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal from The Watson. To convert the Watson Hotel for expatriate families.
Fabien Levy the City Hall spokesperson released a statement on this and said that “More than 42,000 asylum seekers have arrived in New York City since last spring and we continue to surpass our moral obligations as we provide asylum seekers with shelter, food, health care, education, and a host of other services.”
So, the migrants were forced to leave the place which has been used as a shelter in this cold weather. They were forced to leave the Watson Hotel at 440 W57th St. in Manhattan.
After 10 pm, more than 2 dozen policemen controlled the area and remained there to deal with any untoward incident.
Last week NYC Mayor Eric Adams said more than 1,000 single adult male ex-pats are now lodged at the Brooklyn cruise terminal. This is the 5th humanitarian emergency center aimed at providing relief to migrants since last year.