Cuomo deploys National Guard to US Virgin Islands

Irma hit the islands on September 6, leaving St. Thomas and St. John heavily damaged.

Cuomo planned to return home to New York Friday evening.

NY has already deployed Air National Guard aircraft and personnel to the islands to help with search and rescue.

Cuomo said it will also support statewide prevention and recovery programs. "But everyone in NY is concerned".

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And he comes out with US being very strong in the end. "If North Korea continues to walk down this path, it has no bright future". On Thursday, North Korea launched a missile over Japan for the second time in less than a month.

Gov. Cuomo said the damage inflicted on the U.S. Virgin Islands by Hurricane Irma was "much worse" than that suffered by the mainland United States.

Steve Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition - which has organized a number of actions in response to Trump's immigration enforcement agenda - said the move is a "forceful statement from Governor Cuomo that immigrants are not the enemy".

The visit was requested by U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp, according to Cuomo's office. "We're asking you for your help".

The Democrat visited the Virgin Islands Friday to survey storm damage to better understand how NY can assist in the recovery.

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According to media reports, the jawan had said that Kalra had "suddenly" stopped the vehicle and she started hitting him. Later, Metropolitan Magistrate Lovleen granted bail to the accused Smriti Kalra after she was produced before the court.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered state agencies and law enforcement not to ask about or reveal anyone's immigration status, his latest move to buffer NY from President Trump's immigration enforcement agenda.

"We have a special connection with NY, as more U.S. Virgin Islands residents list their place of birth as NY than any other state in the nation", Mapp said. NY has already deployed aircraft and personnel to help with search and rescue. "Transportation for this humanitarian mission was donated to the state delegation by John Catsimatidis at no cost to taxpayers", spokesman Rich Azzopardi said, adding the state ethics commission signed off on the supermarket magnate's gift "based on the emergency situation".

The trip will likely fuel speculation about a possible presidential campaign.

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