Are jobs the solution to New York’s migrant crisis? (CS Monitor)

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    Are jobs the solution to New York’s migrant crisis? – By Hillary Chura (CS Monitor) / Jan 9, 2024

    Can the staggering number of migrants arriving in New York help to fill thousands of open jobs in the region?

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul argues yes. “We have all these people who want to be here. I have all these jobs that are open. You marry the two together, and you’ve solved the problems,” she said last fall while announcing job openings for qualified migrants.

    In an effort to ease the financial crunch of supporting recent arrivals, Governor Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams have touted new programs, like work authorization clinics and a jobs portal, to more quickly match migrants with work opportunities.

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