Asylum Seekers

Sustainers make pledge drives shorter.

Sustainers make pledge drives shorter.

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One hundred immigrants from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are here to seek asylum in the United States.


Avery Schneider / WBFO News

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in Western New York may be among the 300 officers the agency plans to transfer next month from the nation’s airports and northern border to southern Border Patrol outposts. The move comes as Border Patrol agents deal with an overwhelming number of asulym seekers trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.


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The mayor of Toronto says the city is facing an immigration crisis and it is overwhelming the community’s ability to cope. Mayor John Tory is calling on the Canadian and Ontario governments to help pay for the costs.


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.