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