Kentucky Somali says the UN picked Louisville as his resettlement destination

Hmmmm! This is from a short article at The Catholic Record in Kentucky.  It’s about how difficult it was for a new employee with Migration and Refugee Services in Louisville to learn the ropes about the resettlement process. I can relate since I’m still learning the system after writing about it for nearly 11 years, … Continue reading Kentucky Somali says the UN picked Louisville as his resettlement destination

Tennessee lawsuit challenging refugee program could be filed by end of January, Kentucky may join

Faithful readers know that this is a long time in coming, but we now see movement with the legal challenge that has the best shot of success in pushing the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program toward reform. The case, to be litigated by the Thomas Moore Law Center after the Tennessee legislature voted to sue and … Continue reading Tennessee lawsuit challenging refugee program could be filed by end of January, Kentucky may join

Kentucky: One of two convicted Iraqi refugee terrorists wants his sentence reduced

We have so many new readers and I suspect many of you don’t even know that in 2011 two Iraqi refugees living in Bowling Green, KY (Rand Paul’s hometown) were arrested and ultimately convicted of working for al-Qaida in Iraq.  I think you can find most of our coverage of the case by typing ‘Kentucky … Continue reading Kentucky: One of two convicted Iraqi refugee terrorists wants his sentence reduced

Did your state get Syrian Muslim refugees in October? Kentucky still number one!

Update November 1:  The UNHCR has picked nearly 20,000 Syrians for us, says our commitment is “open-ended” here. The Obama Administration says they will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees in the US in FY 2016 which began October 1.  Here is a map showing where the first 187 Syrians have been placed (as of today).   … Continue reading Did your state get Syrian Muslim refugees in October? Kentucky still number one!