New York City officials say more migrants are arriving to the Capital Region. This brings the total in the area to somewhere between 180-200 people.
They're currently being housed across three separate hotels: the Ramada Inn, the Holiday Inn Express Downtown and the Surestay Plus hotel in Colonie.
While some county leaders are opposed to hosting migrants, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan says the city of Albany is a “proud sanctuary city." She also says she’s spoken to several of the asylum seekers.
"The first thing they said is 'where can I work?'" Sheehan said. "These are individuals who want to work, they came here for opportunity and for jobs, they want to stay in this country and so they have every motivation to do all that they can to make it possible for them to be able to stay here."