County Thousands of Miles from Southern Border Declares State of Emergency Over Illegal Immigration

Officials in a New York county located thousands of miles from the U.S.-Mexico border declared a state of emergency after New York City officials decided to approve a plan to send illegal immigrants there.
Rockland County Executive Ed Day said in a statement on Saturday that some 340 illegal immigrant males are expected to be sent to a hotel in Orangeburg for a four-month period. Rockland County is located about 2,000 miles from the Texas-Mexico border.
“This county already has a housing crisis due to the lack thereof and lack of affordable housing options,” Day’s statement said. “Sending busloads of people to this county that does not have the infrastructure to care for them will only compound that issue tenfold while straining support systems that are already at a breaking point.”…

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