Welcoming Refugees from Ukraine
About 10,000 Ukraine refugees to arrive in NYC after fleeing the Russian invasion on Ukraine. Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Manuel Castro explained last week about the anticipated number of refugees. NYC handled an influx of migrant arrivals bussed by Arizona and Texas. An immigrant affairs spokesperson said “The latest numbers provided by the federal government on Uniting for Ukraine estimates that 10,000 Ukrainians have had an [application] filed by a sponsor in one of the five boroughs.” Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Manuel Castro revealed to the reporters at the Port Authority Bus Terminal following the arrival of five buses carrying migrants sent north by Gov. Greg Abbott.