New York City Mayor Eric Adams believes his city is unfairly carrying the weight of caring for asylum seekers who cross the U.S.-Mexico border, saying that the responsibility should fall on more cities throughout the U.S.
"When you look at the price tag, $30 million comes nowhere near what the city is paying for a national problem," he told "Face the Nation" on Sunday, referring to federal aid New York City is receiving for costs associated with shelters, food and health care for migrants. The city had asked for $350 million in federal aid.
"We've spent over a billion dollars," he added. "We're projected to spend close to $4.3 billion, if not more."
More than 70,000 migrants have come to New York City in recent months and 42,000 are still in city care, Adams said. ... Read More: CBS News