SUNY Potsdam’s Satterlee Hall. Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul is investigating whether state college dorms could be used to house migrants. Watertown Daily Times

ALBANY — As New York struggles to house the tens of thousands of immigrants and asylum seekers being bused to New York City from the southern border, Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul has said she is weighing the possibility of using SUNY campus dorms for temporary relief.

In an interview with Spectrum News’s Kevin Frey on Wednesday, Gov. Hochul said she has asked all agencies of the state government to provide ideas on solutions, and SUNY representatives were included.

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House them in the 20 empty prisons that we are paying utilities for. Then bust them all down to the cruise lines and give them a ticket to get on a ship bound for their home countries.

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