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John Koehlinger
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Mary Cobb
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select Media Coverage

“I Thought My Daughter Was Gone Forever. Ten Years Later, There She Was in a Photo.” – Good Housekeeping (September 15, 2017)

“Louisville Business Launches Pilot Program to Support Refugees” – 89.3 WFPL (September 14, 2017)

“After horrors of Sudan and years of waiting, new US citizen hopes to bring family to Louisville” – Courier-Journal (September 7, 2017)

“Hollywood Star Gives Back To The Place He Calls Home” – 91.3 WUKY (August 11, 2017)

“Gralehaus embraces food diversity, turns kitchen over to refugee chefs” – Courier-Journal (July 25, 2017)

“A horse named Millie helps refugee students learn about their new home” – Lexington Herald-Leader (July 5, 2017)

“Lexington refugee families complete summer program” – WKYT (July 1, 2017)

“New academy for immigrant and refugee students planned in Fayette” – Lexington-Herald Leader (June 16, 2017)

“Kristin Davis Reflects on Heartfelt Meeting with Refugee Who Escaped Massacre: ‘It’s Imperative That We Do What We Can To Help Them'” – (April 10, 2017)

“Caught Up in Travel Ban, a Family Reunites” – The New York Times (March 16, 2017)

“Lawyers Take On Trump’s Travel Ban” – The New York Times (February 21, 2017)

“Trump’s new travel ban draws rebuke in Louisville” – Courier-Journal (March 6, 2017)

“Refugee arrivals to resume — for now” – Courier-Journal (February 5, 2017)

“Kentucky’s last refugee makes it to husband’s arms” – Courier-Journal (February 3, 2017)

“Congolese refugees arrive in Louisville to warm welcome” – Courier-Journal (February 2, 2017)

“Kentucky Refugee Ministries condemns ‘moral callousness’ of Trump’s executive orders” – Insider Louisville (January 31, 2017)

“Louisville’s large Cuban population reacts to end of historic policy” – WAVE3 (January 13, 2017)

“Breaking cultural barriers: Stories of immigrants who now call Kentucky home” – Pure Politics: cn2 (December 15, 2016)

“Cubans in Louisville, Ky., Quietly Mark Castro’s Death” – The New York Times (December 3, 2016)

“‘I’ve never felt this level of fear’: Young Kentucky immigrants brace for uncertainty with President-elect Trump” – Insider Louisville (December 1, 2016)

“The Next Louisville: Why Cubans Are Moving To The City Like Never Before” – 89.3 WFPL (November 18, 2016)

“Syrian refugees mark one year amid surge” – Courier-Journal (September 24, 2016)

“For Refugee Students, A Diploma Is More Than A Piece Of Paper” – 89.3 WFPL (August 22, 2016)

“As Congress debates visa program, Afghan and Iraqi interpreters settle in Kentucky” – WDRB (May 21, 2016)

“Cuban Teen Immigrants Balance School, Life and Politics” – 89.3 WFPL (March 24, 2016)

“Why Cubans’ numbers are surging in Louisville” – Courier-Journal (March 17, 2016)

“A wary start to Syrian refugees’ new life in Kentucky” – The Washington Post (December 26, 2015)


Read stories showcasing the refugees resettled through KRM.