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Homeless veterans are being booted from New York hotels to make room for asylum-seekers who just arrived in the country.
A nonprofit group that works with veterans was notified that a hotel housing 15 of its clients had to make room for migrants this week, according to the New York Post.
Two other hotels housing five veterans in Orange County notified the former service members that they were to vacate.
Sharon Toney-Finch, the CEO of the Yerik Israel Toney Foundation, revealed that the veterans were being moved to make room for migrants arriving in New York.
“Our veterans have been placed in another hotel due to what’s going on with the immigrants,” she told the Post.
It’s likely that the hotels in question were offered a higher nightly fee to house migrants, according to the Post.
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