Schenectady County extends State of Emergency


SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Schenectady County has extended the State of Emergency related to asylum seekers coming to the area for another five days unless it is extended sooner. Schenectady County originally declared a state of emergency Saturday, July 29.

The state of emergency lays out that no hotel or shelter can house migrants unless it is approved by the county. The order was in response to migrants staying at the Super 8 Motel in Rotterdam that displaced occupants already living there.


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