Thursday, May 25, 2023

NY governor Hochul floats idea of housing illegals in dorms at state universities

Uh-oh!  It turns out that actually experiencing an inflow of illegal aliens can force even the bluest of blue-state Dem politicians to risk angering their equally blue constituents.  Spectrum News reports:

Gov. Kathy Hochul's administration has identified dorms on three SUNY campuses to use as housing sites for migrants, according to a source.

The source told NY1 the plan includes a total of 1,500 beds at the University at Buffalo, Stony Brook University and the University at Albany.

An announcement is expected as soon as next week, the source said.

As long as it was red states Texas and Florida bearing the brunt of massive Biden-era illegal immigration, blue-state Dem politicians were happy to claim that only heartless xenophobes and racists could possibly object to open borders.  But when Texas and Florida started shipping a comparative few to places like Martha's Vineyard, Chicago, and New York City, it got very awkward.  Hoping that nobody would notice that only a comparative trickle of illegals was coming their way compared to, say, El Paso, they declared a crisis.  And started to have to make difficult choices...more

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