Buffalo, New York, story on immigrants refers to St. Louis plans

The dozen reporters from Germany, Russia, Hong Kong and elsewhere may have been pleasantly surprised by Buffalo’s welcoming atmosphere for refugees and immigrants.

Anyone familiar with the history of the city knows it was built on the hard work of a long line of immigrants, including Irish, Germans, Italians and Poles. The list of countries of origin has grown over the many decades, more recently to include a few thousand Bhutanese refugees, along with large groups from Burma, Iraq, Somalia and Sudan, to name a few.

Buffalo is proud to be a place where people from all over the world come to settle and start building family and community.


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