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!

Two weeks into FY2016, 51 Syrians arrive in US; Kentucky ‘welcomed’ the most

As we know, the Obama Administration is aiming to resettle 10,000 Syrians this year.  The resettlement contractors, including the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, are pushing for 100,000 (btw, this post on the Bishops and 100,000 took off on social media in the last few days). From the US State Department’s Refugee Processing Center for … Continue reading Two weeks into FY2016, 51 Syrians arrive in US; Kentucky ‘welcomed’ the most

Kentucky: Iraqi refugee convicted terrorist back in the news; wants conviction and sentence reviewed

Update:  There is a 2013 ABC News expose of the arrest and conviction of these two refugees with information on how they lied to get into the US.  A long time reader suggested that many of you may never have seen it.  Watch it here. He says he was misrepresented and didn’t understand English well … Continue reading Kentucky: Iraqi refugee convicted terrorist back in the news; wants conviction and sentence reviewed

More news on Islamic “charity” helping Syrians get planted in Kentucky

More seeding going on in Louisville, KY as Syrian families are resettled by a ‘Christian’ charitable group (aka federal contractor) with funds from a controversial Islamic organization. In a story otherwise meant to be warm and fuzzy about a collection being taken up by Kentucky Refugee Ministries for its new Syrians, we learn a little … Continue reading More news on Islamic “charity” helping Syrians get planted in Kentucky

Kentucky again! Refugee resettlement must be growing in the Bluegrass state!

Yesterday we told you about the Syrian refugee family being resettled in Louisville, KY right now and here is news about Lexington, KY and the same refugee contractor. So either Kentucky is a hot resettlement site or the contractors there like making news!  This is a story about a fundraiser Kentucky Refugee Ministries is having … Continue reading Kentucky again! Refugee resettlement must be growing in the Bluegrass state!