Rizzo-Choi Explains the Asylum Seeking Process

In case you missed it, Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi explained the process of seeking asylum to WIVB’s Tara Lynch. The challenge with discussing the issue of asylum seekers in our community is that many don’t know the nuances of the asylum process and base their opinions on misinformation or incomplete information. This interview provides important …
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In Case You Missed It: Jennifer Rizzo-Choi Explains Current Migrant Issues on WIVB TV

Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi recently spoke live in the studio during WIVB TV’s 4:30 News broadcast. She clarified different immigration designations and broached the subject of a possible influx of asylum seekers en route to Western New York from New York City. She also explained why antiquated federal immigration law needs to be updated following …
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In Case You Missed It– IIB Talks with Spectrum News 1 Buffalo About Caring for Migrants

  Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi discusses the critical issues surrounding caring for migrants without legal status entering New York. The federal and state governments are addressing the challenges that come with the expiration of Title 42, which allowed authorities to turn away migrants because of the public health concerns of COVID-19. See the story by …
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AM Buffalo Features IIB

Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi recently appeared on AM Buffalo with host Emily Lampa to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. They covered our event, We Stand For Peace, which is happening Sunday, May 21 from Noon- 4 p.m. They also discussed how IIB makes Western New York a better place for, and because of, …
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Daytime Buffalo Features IIB

Executive Director Jennifer Rizzo-Choi recently appeared on WIVB’s AM Buffalo with former Ukrainian refugee Karina Krantz. Kranz, now the owner of the local business, Filled with Love Buffalo, spoke to host Chelsea Lovell. She described her family’s early experiences in the U.S. and how she pays it forward to help other refugees just starting their …
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