Small NY town takes legal action after migrants arrive 'under cloak of darkness' on Memorial Day weekend

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A small New York town is suing New York City and the capital city of Albany after migrants were sent there without notice or approval from local officials.

Colonie Town Supervisor Peter Crummey joined "Fox & Friends First" Monday to call out NYC Mayor Eric Adams for sending migrants to his town, arguing the city does not have jurisdiction to do so.

"I can tell you there was zero cooperation or coordination with the town of Colonie," said Crummey.

According to the New York Post, about two dozen other migrants are staying at a motel on a commercial strip in the Colonie despite an emergency order aimed at blocking their arrival without county approval.

"While that order did not necessarily exclude the possibility of migrants being housed within the county, it distinctly required a collaborated and coordinated deliberate plan amongst state, county, and local officials as well as non-profit organizations," Town Supervisor Peter Crummey said, according to the Albany Times Union.

Crummey described what happened when migrants arrived in his town, an Albany suburb.... (Read more)