Seeking New Playbook, Democrats Sour on Mayor Adams' Migrant Approach

Zellnor Myrie

Originally published in Gothamist on .

Over Labor Day weekend, state Sen. Zellnor Myrie, a Democrat who represents portions of the same Brooklyn district once represented by Adams when he served in the state Senate, proposed that the city launch its own work permit program aimed at asylum-seekers and city residents alike.

Myrie's idea has taken off in the roughly two weeks since he pitched it in a Daily News editorial.