Following Sharp Increase in Violent Incidents, Curfew Placed on Migrant Shelters

Following Sharp Increase in Violent Incidents, Curfew Placed on Migrant Shelters


News  By The Associated Press  February 11, 2024 at 2:03pm

New York is expanding a curfew to additional migrant shelters after violent incidents attributed to migrant shelter residents gained national attention in recent weeks.

Mayor Eric Adams’ administration will impose an 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew at 20 migrant shelters starting Monday, after initially placing the restrictions at four other locations, The Daily News reports.

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The curfew impacts about 3,600 migrants, with the largest of the emergency centers housing roughly 1,000 migrants in Long Island City, Queens. City officials initially placed a curfew on four shelters last month in response to neighborhood complaints.

The additional curfews come after a spate

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