Refugee Stories; New York

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ABC NY 7; Cuomo and De Blasio Declare Support for Accepting Syrian Refugees

ABC 7; Rally in Support of Syrian Refugees Draws Big Crowd

Buffalo News; Influx of refugees presents a challenge, but they are helping Buffalo

Buffalo News; S. ambassador to U.N. says Buffalo’s refugees offer lessons to nation

Buffalo News; Americans must not give into fear and racism

Bronx News 12; Jamaican-born NY teacher Cecil Wright pens book on immigration, ’21 Days to Freedom’

Cornell Sun; Ithaca Prepares to welcome Syrian Refugees

Daily Voice; Poughkeepsie Meeting Details Refugee Resettlement Plan

Forbes; Chinese Activist, Ai Weiwei, Returns to New York with Four Refugee-Focused Exhibitions

Fox 5 NY; De Blasio: Syrian Refugees Welcomed in New York

Holiday dinner in Syracuse, NY — PHOTOS

The Jewish Week; Lawyers Line Up To Help Newest Refugees

New York Daily News; Cuomo Stopping Syrian refugees from coming to the United States Would be Like Taking Down the Statue of Liberty

New York Presbytery- Presbyterian Church USAApproved the “Resolution for Protection and Hospitality for Syrian Refugees” at its 305th Stated Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson.

North Country Public Radio; Trump says Muslim refugees are dangerous. Utica NY disagrees.

NPR; Former Refugee Helps Others Arriving To America AT JFK Airport

NPR; In Upstate New York, A Refugee Haven Prepares For Trump Presidency

NPR; Utica, N.Y., Which Welcomes Refugees, Monitors Trump’s Muslim Comments

Saratogian; Cuomo declares support for accepting Syrian refugees; Once refugees, new Americans ready to vote in 2016 elections: ‘We are here…Our voice does matter’

Times Union; Ignoring Bigotry is Dangerous

Times Union; History comes alive as immigrant, refugee students enjoy Thanksgiving meal

Voice of America; In New York, a Warmer Reception for Syrian Refugees

WBFO; New facility offers health care to expanding refugee population

WHEC; Local protesters speak out against racism and Islamophobia, Rochester, NY

WIVB; Buffalo rally in support of Syrian refugees

WIVB; Houghton College offers free 2-year program for refugee and immigrant students in Buffalo

WNYTV; 7 News Special Report: ‘The Refugee Idea’ Part 1

People; Two Refugees Seperated for Years Reconnect While Living Their ‘American Dream’: ‘It’s Surreal’

The Washington Post; ‘This Country Has been Amazing for Us’: From Refugee Camp to Cornell, to a Rhodes Scholarship


Refugee Resettlement Organizations

Catholic Charities

USCRI Albany Field Office

American Civic Association Inc.

IRSA Camba

Journey’s End Refugee Services, Inc

Jewish Family Service Of Buffalo And Erie County

Refugee Assistance Program Catholic Charities

International Institute Of Buffalo, Inc.


International Rescue Committee New York Resettlement

Catholic Family Center/Refugee Resettlement Prog

Interfaith Works Of Central New York

Mohawk Valley Resource Center For Refugees