Thousands of immigrants who recently crossed the southern U.S. border illegally and claimed asylum have enjoyed lots of free perks in New York City.
Mayor Eric Adams — Warns Biden administration’s border policies could cost the city more a staggering billion dollars for the influx— pleaded with the White House To help the Big Apple bear the burden, in vain.
Here are some of the benefits of being an asylum seeker in the Big Apple.
Courtesy of the City:
- Accommodation including rooms At the 3-star Watson Hotel for $300 per night Located in the heart of Manhattan with private bathroom and shower. Or enjoy communal living for single men at the newly opened Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook.
- Three hot meals a day, including rice, meat, beans and “cookie-like snacks,” immigrants at the terminal told The Post on Tuesday.
- Transportation including daily complimentary MetroCard valid for 2 rides From sites such as Watson. At the more isolated Brooklyn Terminal, free buses run to downtown Barclays Center, and everyone receives a daily round-trip ferry ticket.
- Recreation at the terminal includes a ping pong table, five large screen TVs, treadmills, and access to free international calling and WiFi. The Old City facility on Randall’s Island had a city-provided Xbox.
- Health care includes “emergency medical services and health insurance,” the city said. City officials declined to give details.
- Education of immigrant children in public municipal schools.
Courtesy of Private Group:
- free cell phone Special present.
- Sometimes free haircuts in places like Watson.