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New Yorkers Welcome Migrants: Making Sanctuary Real

Season 4 Episode 432 | 26m 46s

This year, New York City has received over 100,000 asylum seekers, including 15,000 unaccompanied minors. Most are from Latin America, where they face extortion from gangs and LGBTQ+ persecution. Hear the harrowing journeys and hopes of refugees coming to NYC — and meet the growing network of volunteers and nonprofits working to give asylum seekers a welcome, shelter, and legal protection.

Aired: 03/31/23 | Expires: 04/05/24
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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