Arrival Data By City – Lexington

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Kentucky Arrival Data by City

Lexington

One refugee resettlement agency is located in Lexington: Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM), which is a sub-office of Kentucky Refugee Ministries in Louisville. KRM has resettled refugees in Lexington since 1998.

In FY2018, KRM resettled 137 refugees in the Lexington area. This includes 99 in Lexington, 24 in Nicholasville, and 14 in Versailles. The original projection was 212 refugees. In FY2019, KRM has been approved to resettle up to 219 refugees and 11 SIVs in Lexington.

Recent Trends

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status FY2018
October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total251
Refugee137
Secondary Migrant101
Asylee10
Cuban Entrant3
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)0

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality FY2018
October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total251
Democratic Republic of the Congo176
Ukraine43
Bhutan16
Cuba 3
Venezuela 3
Rwanda 3
Syria 2
Kyrgyzstan 1
Uganda 1

Last Five Years

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status
Fiscal Years 2014 – 2018

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1814
Refugee1302
Secondary Migrant349
Cuban/Haitian Entrant 78
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)55
Asylee 29
Trafficking Victim1

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality
Fiscal Years 2014 - 2018

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1814
Democratic Republic of the Congo969
Iraq232
Syria144
Bhutan118
Ukraine94
Cuba92
Burma*71
Afghanistan39
Rwanda26
Other29

*The majority of the Burmese cases resettled by KRM Lexington are living in the Northern Kentucky area, including Crescent Springs, Ft. Mitchell and Erlanger.