Report: Illegal immigrants have started selling drugs and burgers in NYC tent city

NEW YORK, NY— The illegal immigrants currently squatting on New York City's Randall's Island in what has become a lawless slum-like tent city were observed by reporters selling food and drugs amongst each other. This, as the city's former police-officer-turned-mayor promised a review of the tent city's security after a fatal stabbing made headlines over the weekend.

According to The New York Post, the tent city has spilled out of the 2,000-bed site hastily erected by city officials and the Parks Department are in a constant process of shooing away a group of illegal immigrants who keep setting up camp outside the ad hoc facility. Each time they are dispersed, the group returns a short time later and sets up shop selling burgers and blunts.

"The problem is that you keep coming back,” a parks worker explained to a dozen or so migrants in Spanish on Monday per the Post.

“You’re not putting a foot forward to get out of this situation. You keep coming back to the same place where you’re not helping yourself,” he added.

“Yes, you work for your family, to send money to your family. But you come back here doing things you’re not supposed to be doing. This is a public park.”

Adams claimed that New York City would be setting up metal detectors at the sprawling site that is teetering out of control. “We’re doing a complete analysis of the security, beefing up our training, [putting] in place a few mobilization concepts, breaking down our location in a color-coded scheme,” he told reporters Monday.

“In addition to the metal detectors, in the police department, and our team, we’re going to utilize visual technology. We’re going to put cameras in many of these sites in locations due to the quick response of a security team that’s there,” he added.

The effort is already costing City taxpayers approximately $25,000 per day across shelters serving some 68,000 illegal immigrants, displacing homeless American citizens. 
NBC4 reported that Adams claimed officials are "redoubling" their efforts following the stabbing attack Saturday night that left a 24-year-old dead.

Adams' spokesman told the outlet, "The overwhelming majority of migrants in our care came to our city in search of a better life and the American Dream. The small number of those disrupting that journey for the rest of the migrants in our care by acting violently will face enforcement to the fullest extent of the law."

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