Ethnicity and Gender

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SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) is weighing in on President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, which temporary suspends the visa process for six majority-Muslim nations and refugees. And Katko also has an opinion about the claim that Trump's phone was wiretapped during the 2016 campaign.

Trump's Revised Travel Order, Annotated

Mar 6, 2017
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Monica Sandreczki / WSKG News

When refugees resettle in a new country, they often deal with tension between new cultural values and traditional ones. For Joh June See Na, grappling with these values is "overwhelming," including the differences in how women are expected to interact with men.

Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling on the State Police to launch an investigation into a report that several headstones were toppled at a Jewish cemetery in Rochester this week.

Tom Magnarelli, WRVO

SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Immigration activists in Syracuse say no undocumented immigrant is safe under President Donald Trump’s executive order to speed up deportations.   


HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- After a rash of anti-Semitic vandalism and threats over the last week in Pennsylvania and around the country, President Donald Trump met in Washington with a handful of state attorneys general, including Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro 

Randy Gorbman / WXXI

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - Details have been released about what to do with a controversial wooden panel that was removed last year from the Dentzel Carousel at Ontario Beach Park. 


CANTON (NCPR) - Several aid organizations and pro-immigrant groups are pressuring the Canadian government to pull out of a controversial program which turns away almost all refugees coming in through the United States.

PA Ranks Near The Top In Hate Group Numbers

Feb 20, 2017
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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Pennsylvania has the fifth most hate groups in the US--a title it's now claimed for the second year running, according to a Southern Poverty Law Center study. 

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Pennsylvania wasn’t among the states where large-scale immigration enforcement took place last week, but communities in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have reported raids.