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Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Buffalo residents who came to the region as refugees and representatives of agencies who support local resettlement efforts gathered Friday to rally and urge the greater public to speak out in opposition to a reported proposal by the Trump Administration to reduce - or even zero out - refugee admissions next year.

City nominates West Side Bazaar for $300K grant

Mar 22, 2017
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The organization that oversees a boutique and business incubator for immigrants and refugees has been nominated by the City of Buffalo for a cash grant that could help bring a desired expansion closer to reality.


Poloncarz: Erie County to take up to 300 Syrian refugees

Sep 10, 2015
WBFO News

As millions of Syrians flee the violence in their homeland, Erie County's department of Social Services is anticipating the arrival and resettlement of up to 300 refugees here.