Skip to content

Tom Howell Jr.

Tom Howell Jr.

Tom Howell Jr. covers politics and the White House for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Tom Howell Jr.

Pedestrians pass the shuttered front of the Roosevelt Hotel, Monday, May 15, 2023, in the midtown Manhattan neighborhood of New York. Mayor Eric Adams announced Saturday, May 13, 2023, the historic hotel will be reopening to accommodate an anticipated influx of asylum seekers just as other New York City hotels are being converted to emergency shelters. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

N.Y. leaders plead for help in authorizing work permits for migrants

New York City Mayor Eric Adams urged the Biden administration on Monday to fast-track work papers for the influx of migrants that's become an all-consuming crisis for his administration, saying thousands of jobs are open and asylum-seekers are willing to fill them. Published May 22, 2023