Delegate Martin Nydayisenga Brings Refugee Leaders to State Capitol

To celebrate International Migration Day on December 18th, Delegate Martin Nydayisenga organized a trip for 11 refugee leaders from Albuquerque to the State Capital, Santa Fe. Refugee leaders met with representatives from the Mayor of Albuquerque’s Office, ORR State Coordinator, and Governor Susana Martinez’ office. Participant included representatives of New Mexico refugee communities from Iraq, Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo […]

Martin Ndayisenga

Delegate – New Mexico City of Residence: Albuquerque, New Mexico Country of origin: Burundi Arrival in the U.S.: 2007 Martin Ndayisenga is a Burundian refugee who was resettled to New Mexico with his wife in 2007. He was just ten years old when he was separated from his parents and was forced to flee Burundi to neighboring Tanzania to escape […]