Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon speaks at Onondaga Community College ahead of President Joe Biden’s visit Oct. 27. N. Scott Trimble/syracuse.com

SYRACUSE — Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said Thursday that he is issuing an emergency order that will block local motels and other properties from temporarily housing groups of migrants amid an influx of new arrivals in New York City.

McMahon said the county and local social service agencies simply don’t have the physical space or financial capacity to handle a surge of migrants.

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