U.S. House panel explores impact of immigration, crime on national parks

By: - October 19, 2023 3:56 pm

Sid Rosenberg speaks to residents at a rally against the housing of migrants at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn on September 14, 2023 in New York City. Dozens of people attended the evening rally where various speakers denounced both city leaders and President Joe Biden for the current situation with a large number of homeless migrants in New York City. New York Governor Kathy Hochul has said that she and President Biden’s administration have reached a tentative agreement with the use of Floyd Bennett Field’s Runway 19 to be used to shelter over 2,000 migrants. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.

Samantha Dietel
Samantha Dietel

Samantha Dietel is a reporter intern in Washington, D.C. She is pursuing a degree in journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has previously covered the Missouri legislature in Jefferson City as a reporter for the Columbia Missourian.