Plattsburgh State to host refugee forum

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Refugees in the North Country will be the focus of a forum at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The event next weekend on campus will include the mayor, immigration attorneys and a representative from the Montreal-based migrant-justice network called Solidarity Across Borders. Officials say thousands of refugees are streaming into the North Country on their way to Canada. The forum is meant to to highlight the issue and discuss potential problems.