Journey's End Refugee Services

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From cutting the number of refugee admissions to “Remain in Mexico,” the Trump administration enacted several new immigration policies in 2019. For Making Buffalo Home, WBFO's Kyle Mackie reports on what those changes mean for Buffalo and Western New York.


Thomas O'Neil-White

While the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border continues to make headlines, the City of Good Neighbors continues to live up to its nickname.

Lynne Bader

Making Buffalo Home is a WNED|WBFO multi-year project looking at the impact immigrants and refugees are having in our community. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, a local company is not only employing refugees, it's also helping them learn English.


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To help keep refugee resettlement agencies afloat under the federal travel ban the new 2017-2018 state budget includes $2 million for agencies across New York.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Daemen College played host Tuesday to a panel discussion on refugees, immigrants and President Donald Trump's policies concerning them.


Habiba Mohamed was born in a refugee camp in Kenya to parents from Somalia. She nows lives in Buffalo and is excited to record her family's story at the StoryCorps Buffalo mobile tour stop. Mohamed was among a studio full of people who attended a special StoryCorps listening event Thursday night at WNED|WBFO.

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With the national debate over bringing Syrian immigrants to this country heating up, it's also heating up in Erie County.


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A Bhutanese Nepali refugee has made it his mission to visit Buffalo’s hospitalized immigrants and refugees and offer comfort to the very ill and dying.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

They came from more than two dozen nations around the world. Following a Thursday morning ceremony at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, 53 people are now officially citizens of the United States of America.

Refugees revitalize Rust Belt city of Buffalo

Nov 20, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

Upstate New York cities take in around 90% of all current refugee resettlements in the state. All this week, The Innovation Trail is taking a look at how that diverse population has weaved its way into the region’s changing economy.

Local event aims to spark innovation and change

Oct 15, 2013
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO News

The third annual TEDxBuffalo conference attracted more than 350 people this year. The event is modeled on the global Technology, Entertainment, Design conference format, but focused on issues relevant to Buffalo.