Socialist New York state lawmakers want tax increases to pay for migrants flocking to New York City as the region struggles to accommodate them.
THE New York Post reported the news Saturday and quoted Sen. Julia Salazar (D-Brooklyn), who said:
We should raise taxes because it is an economically fair policy to offset all costs of operating our state. I would argue that even if our city and state did not see an increase in migrants seeking asylum, it is even more important that the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes.
Meanwhile, Sen. Jabari Brisport (D-Brooklyn) said, “We continue to organize to tax the rich with the same revenue-raising bills we’ve been fighting for for years. »
Socialists want to hit New Yorkers with new ‘migrant taxes’ https://t.co/W4sDGMni0O pic.twitter.com/dBEVfu3u7o
– New York Post (@nypost) September 16, 2023
Social media users were quick to comment Posts history. A person wrote“Spoiler, we already pay for all these migrants with our taxes.”
New York’s sanctuary city is set to slash overtime for its police and city departments to foot the bill for tens of thousands of border crossers and illegal aliens living off the region’s citizens, Breitbart reported Tuesday News.
In August, Mayor Eric Adams (D) opened a migrant camp on Randall’s Island that is expected to cost taxpayers $20 million a month.
“We’re removing people who are real New Yorkers,” one Queens woman said when she learned of the decision.
“I was born here on the Lower East Side, and you’re telling me they come first? How is it? I pay my taxes, federal and local, all this beauty, and my children can’t enjoy New York,” she added.
Adams then presented a dark view of illegal immigration, Breitbart News reported on September 7.
“Let me tell you something, New Yorker: never in my life have I had a problem that I couldn’t see an end to. I don’t see an end to this. I don’t see an end to this. This problem will destroy New York City, destroy New York City. We receive 10,000 migrants per month,” he said.
WATCH – NYC Mayor Eric Adams: Migrant Crisis Will Destroy New York City
According to the recent Job In his article, Adams explained that caring for the migrants flooding the region would cost $12 billion over the next three years.