House Republicans passed a bill on Thursday that blocks local elected officials from housing border crossers and illegal aliens in public schools across the United States.
After reports circulated this month that New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) is looking at turning 20 to 30 public schools into migrant shelters, House Republicans introduced the “Schools Not Shelters Act” to prevent mayors and other elected officials from housing border crossers and illegal aliens in schools that receive federal funds.
WATCH: “Gyms Are for Children!” NY Parents Protest Plans to Use Public Schools for Migrant Shelters
Christopher Leon Johnson via Storyful
The legislation passed in a 222-201 vote with all House Republicans voting to pass the bill and House Democrats voting to allow mayors to turn public schools into migrant shelters.
“Self-declared sanctuary jurisdictions are…