New York City’s Lawsuit to Halt Migrant Transport Faces Uphill Battle in Court

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City’s attempt to halt the transportation of migrants into the city through a lawsuit against 17 bus companies may encounter legal obstacles, despite the excitement shown by some media outlets. The city is seeking $708 million in damages, accusing the bus companies of bringing over 33,600 migrants from Texas to Gotham in violation of Section 149 of the New York Social Services Law. According to the law, any person who brings a needy person from out of state into New York for the purpose of making them a … Read more

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Slams NY Mayor Eric Adams’ Lawsuit Against Bus Companies Over Migrant Transport

New York City Mayor Eric Adams faces potential defeat in court as Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott predicts that the city’s $708 million lawsuit against 17 charter bus and transportation companies transporting migrants to New York will fail. In an interview with Fox News, Abbott argued that the Biden administration has already authorized these migrants to be in the United States legally, rendering the lawsuit baseless. He called the lawsuit a “political statement” and insisted that the responsibility lies with the Biden administration’s immigration policies, suggesting that Adams should sue the administration instead. Adams announced … Read more

New York City Files $708 Million Lawsuit Against Bus Companies Over Texas Migrant Transport

New York City has filed a lawsuit against 17 charter bus and transportation companies, seeking $708 million in damages. The companies are accused of bringing migrants from Texas as part of Governor Greg Abbott’s border plan without paying for their care. Mayor Eric Adams claimed that the influx of migrants has overwhelmed the city’s social services system. The lawsuit comes after Adams signed an executive order restricting where and when buses carrying migrants can drop off passengers in the city. Abbott began sending migrants by bus to several Democratic-run cities, including New York City, in … Read more

New York City Mayor Files Lawsuit Against Bus Companies Over Texas Migrant Transport, Seeking $708 Million in Damages

NEW YORK CITY – The administration of Mayor Eric Adams has filed a lawsuit against 17 bus companies for transporting 33,000 migrants from Texas. The lawsuit, filed in the New York Supreme Court, alleges that Texas violated New York Social Services Law as part of Governor Greg Abbott’s plan to expel migrants who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border. In response to an influx of migrants in 2022, Abbott implemented a strategy to transport those arriving in the US from Mexico to Democratic states across the country. The lawsuit claims that these bus companies, directed by … Read more