Judge: Rockland County's NYC migrant restraining order to remain in effect

The county argues that NYC was trying to turn the Armoni Inn-and-Suites into a shelter, which violates local zoning laws.

Diane Caruso and Bob Doda

May 30, 2023, 9:59 AM

Updated 323 days ago

Share:

A temporary restraining order that prevents New York City from sending migrants to Rockland County will remain in effect for the time being.
After a hearing Tuesday afternoon, state Supreme Court Judge Thomas Zugibe extended the temporary restraining order until June 14.
During the proceedings in New City, Judge Zugibe also scheduled a virtual hearing for Thursday on attempts by the Armoni Inn & Suites to reopen.
News 12 reported earlier this month that Rockland government leaders learned that 340 migrant men were expected to be bused to the Orangeburg hotel. It closed because they did not a have new permit to operate as a hotel.
Judge Zugibe wants to hear about the health and safety status of the hotel and said he expects the county to get an “updated inspection” of the premises.
There will be another hearing in state Supreme Court on Wednesday regarding Orangetown’s efforts to prevent the hotel from being used to house migrants bused from New York City.

RELATED STORIES



More from News 12
0:32
Out-of-court settlement reached in New Rochelle excessive force lawsuit

Out-of-court settlement reached in New Rochelle excessive force lawsuit

1:49
Light rain showers linger into tomorrow, sun to return this weekend

Light rain showers linger into tomorrow, sun to return this weekend

2:04
Religious leaders work to salvage sacred Torah scrolls after fire

Religious leaders work to salvage sacred Torah scrolls after fire

3:05
Rising concerns over marijuana addiction ahead of 4/20

Rising concerns over marijuana addiction ahead of 4/20

1:19
Headlines: Gold Star families defrauded, teen enters school illegally, deadly Palisades Parkway crash

Headlines: Gold Star families defrauded, teen enters school illegally, deadly Palisades Parkway crash

Vote 2024: Ask your questions for Congressional District 16 Democratic candidates

Vote 2024: Ask your questions for Congressional District 16 Democratic candidates

0:51
Former NYPD officer pleads guilty to narcotics charges in Yonkers

Former NYPD officer pleads guilty to narcotics charges in Yonkers

0:21
Rye officials undertake effort to recover and identify unmarked graves in historic African American cemetery

Rye officials undertake effort to recover and identify unmarked graves in historic African American cemetery

2:08
Thunderbolt 12: Bronx River Parkway undergoes construction; prepare for traffic delays

Thunderbolt 12: Bronx River Parkway undergoes construction; prepare for traffic delays

0:23
Ford recalls over 456,000 Bronco Sport and Maverick cars due to loss of drive power risk

Ford recalls over 456,000 Bronco Sport and Maverick cars due to loss of drive power risk

1:44
Discover a Gothic Revival masterpiece of art and architecture at Lyndhurst Mansion

Discover a Gothic Revival masterpiece of art and architecture at Lyndhurst Mansion

0:19
Suspect in Rockland County stabbing to appear in Ramapo Town Court today

Suspect in Rockland County stabbing to appear in Ramapo Town Court today

0:22
Middletown man arrested for double murder

Middletown man arrested for double murder

0:23
Spring Arrival: Hummingbirds heading to New York

Spring Arrival: Hummingbirds heading to New York

0:17
Westchester high school students honored for creativity

Westchester high school students honored for creativity

1:45
White Plains carefully welcomes New York's legal cannabis industry

White Plains carefully welcomes New York's legal cannabis industry

0:51
Save money while helping the planet with these 12 energy-efficient tips

Save money while helping the planet with these 12 energy-efficient tips

0:23
Gov. Hochul: State Legislature experienced a cyberattack

Gov. Hochul: State Legislature experienced a cyberattack

0:28
Village of Port Chester road resurfacing work to begin Thursday, continue through next week

Village of Port Chester road resurfacing work to begin Thursday, continue through next week

0:40
Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES host regional union career and technical education info event

Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES host regional union career and technical education info event