EXCLUSIVE: 'Nobody asked them to come here!' Migrant in NYC blasts other ungrateful border crossers who've snubbed offer of $20.8M tent shelters and returned to Manhattan HOTEL

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A Bolivian migrant has called retired chap asylum seekers who refused to enactment astatine a newly-built $20.8M shelter shelter as New York City has ran retired of edifice rooms.

The Eric Adams management bused dozens of migrants to nan makeshift shelter installation astatine nan Floyd Bennett Center successful Brooklyn connected Sunday - successful nan city's latest effort to support up pinch a surge of asylum seekers that has seen complete 139,000 get since past Spring.

But galore of nan families hopped correct backmost connected nan bus aft seeing nan facility, and immoderate were astatine The Roosevelt Hotel connected Monday asking to beryllium sent to a different shelter. 

The 21-year-old female from Bolivia - who has been staying astatine nan shelter astatine nan Randall's Island shelter shelter for 1 period - said nan conditions astatine shelter accommodation are not thought but she doesn't understand migrants who are complaining.

'They opportunity they want a room but cipher asked for them to travel here,' she told DailyMail.com connected Monday.

Images shared pinch DailyMail.com show a autobus of migrants sent to nan makeshift shelter installation astatine nan Floyd Bennett Center successful Brooklyn connected Sunday

The Roosevelt Hotel has go nan city's caller Ellis Island arsenic hundreds of migrants walk done it each time for various reasons, chiefly to registry for shelter 

Several families lacking coats aliases wintertime clothing were loaded connected a autobus from The Roosevelt Hotel to different shelter connected Monday

Previously only azygous adults were being sent to shelter shelters, and edifice rooms were reserved for families. Sunday was nan first clip nan metropolis sent families to nan a tent-style shelter. 

DailyMail.com said to a Venezuelan family who was sent to nan Floyd Bennett Center connected Sunday but refused to stay, claiming nan installation was not due for children.

'It was conscionable for illustration being astatine a migrant detention center, nan beds were cots and it conscionable wasn't a spot for children truthful we instantly came back,' nan Venezuelan mother who asked to not beryllium named told DailyMail.com outside The Roosevelt Hotel.

'We didn't moreover cognize wherever we were going... nan workers present who person been truthful benignant didn't moreover cognize wherever we were headed, immoderate moreover apologized to america today,' she added. 

The family returned to The Roosevelt Hotel and was relocated to Kings Hotel successful Brooklyn, 1 of dozens of hotels that person been turned into shelters to location migrants.

However, a spokesperson pinch nan mayor's agency told DailyMail.com these migrant families were allowed to return to their erstwhile shelters because they had already been staying location and their children has started school.

In nan future, those who do not want to enactment astatine their assigned shelter will beryllium asked to motion a waiver saying they work together to nary longer beryllium nether nan attraction of NYC, which has a correct to shelter law.

The mayor's agency said: 'With much than 65,600 migrants still presently successful our care, and thousands much continuing to get each week, we person utilized each imaginable area of New York City and are rather simply retired of bully options to shelter migrants.

DailyMail.com said to a Venezuelan family who was sent to nan Floyd Bennett Center (pictured) connected Sunday but refused to stay, claiming nan installation was not due for children

The Floyd Bennett Field successful Brooklyn, portion of a nationalist parkland located successful southeast of nan New York City borough, is expected to clasp 2,000 people

'This is why we proceed to telephone for meaningful thief and a decompression strategy from our authorities and national partners. No municipality should beryllium near to negociate a nationalist situation almost wholly connected its own. It’s not adjacent to asylum seekers and it’s not adjacent to longtime New Yorkers.' 

Several families lacking coats aliases immoderate wintertime clothing were loaded connected a autobus from The Roosevelt Hotel to different shelter connected Monday. Workers astatine nan segment declined to opportunity wherever nan migrants were headed. 

The Roosevelt Hotel has go nan city's caller Ellis Island arsenic hundreds of migrants walk done it each time for various reasons, chiefly to registry for shelter. 

On Monday, galore of nan group astatine The Roosevelt were location to re-new their shelter stays aft nan metropolis placed a 30-day limit for individuals and a 60-day limit for families. 

The Democrat’s agency said it would statesman sending 60-day notices to migrant families who unrecorded successful shelters, though they could reapply for lodging if they are incapable to find a caller spot to live.

However, DailyMail.com has learned that migrant families did not commencement receiving nan notices until 2 weeks ago.

'It's not adjacent that those who person had a twelvemonth present are not getting kicked out. It should beryllium nan ones who person been present longer who are getting get sent to [the caller shelter],' nan Venezuelan mom said.

More than 120,000 migrants person arrived successful nan metropolis successful nan past 18 months, pinch complete 60,000 of them still staying successful nan city's shelters

Migrants from Africa, Mexico, and Venezuela statement up extracurricular nan Roosevelt Hotel successful Manhattan successful August. The edifice has been dubbed 'Ellis Island' arsenic it's wherever nan migrants are being processed

DailyMail.com said to a Venezuelan migrant who asked to spell only by Jose Manuel who said he has not received a announcement regarding a constricted stay. He and his family person been astatine nan edifice for 9 months.

DailyMail.com has reached retired to nan mayor's agency for remark connected this story. 

Many of nan Venezuelans astatine The Roosevelt Hotel said they initially migrated to different South American countries for illustration Chile and Peru, but did not person immoderate assistance from nan governments there. 

They decided to transverse nan vulnerable Darien Gap that divides southbound and cardinal America to make their measurement to nan US-Mexico separator arsenic they searched for amended economical oppotunities.

Like nan Bolivian migrant, Jose Manuel said immoderate migrants are 'ungrateful,' and claimed nan migrants astatine The Roosevelt Hotel are divided by those who want to activity and those who don't.

Jose Manuel said he supports nan deportation of 'any migrant who breaks nan law/'

The Floyd Bennett Field successful Brooklyn, portion of a nationalist parkland located successful southeast of nan New York City borough, is expected to clasp 2,000 people. 

It’s nan mayor’s latest effort to supply alleviation to nan city’s shelter strategy and finances arsenic it grapples pinch much than 139,000 world migrants who person travel to New York, galore without lodging aliases nan ineligible expertise to work. More than 60,000 migrants presently unrecorded successful metropolis shelters, according to his office. 

Adams has estimated nan metropolis will walk $12 cardinal complete nan adjacent 3 years to grip nan influx, mounting up large-scale emergency shelters, renting retired hotels and providing various authorities services for migrants. 


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