Skip to Content

  • AFC in the News
  • ‘They Assigned Us Far Away’: As Shelter Limit Policy Expands, Some Families Are Already Too Familiar

    Oct 18, 2023

    “We are really, really struggling with families with children,” Mayor Eric Adams said at a press briefing Tuesday, following the city’s announcement that it will begin issuing 60-day notices to immigrant families with kids in shelter.
    Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

    City Limits | But advocates are skeptical. Jennifer Pringle, project director at Advocates for Children, said the new shelter stay deadlines “will be extremely disruptive for children, and families, and school communities that provide support.”

    “This policy is created to disrupt whatever type of support families had,” she said. Read article