The other day I mentioned that you could check this list of existng resettlement sites and have a good idea if your community was going to be ‘welcoming’ Afghan evacuees and Special Immigrant Visa holders that Biden flew out of Afghanistan in the last week. Of course there are caveats. First, longtime readers know that … Continue reading Afghan Evacuees are Going to Kentucky etc. etc. etc….
Kentucky is in the top ten refugee resettlement states in the nation, but between the President’s reduction in the number of refugees that can be admitted and the present suspension of the refugee program due to the Coronavirus crisis, the resettlement agency in Bowling Green, International Center of Kentucky, is not seeing many new arrivals … Continue reading Kentucky Refugee Contractor Pivots to Helping Refugee Clients Cope with Covid
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
We know that, so why am I posting yet one more “plummet” story that the refugee industry has fed the media? Because in this story we see the beginning of the strategy for Fiscal Year ’19 which I mentioned here the other day. Right on cue they have begun the PR push for pre-Trump levels … Continue reading Kentucky refugee numbers dip, drop, dwindle
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