Arrival Data By City – Lexington

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Arrival Data By City – Lexington2018-01-26T15:14:00+00:00

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 FY2017, Catholic Charities of Lexington began resettling refugees and resettled a total of 8 individuals included in the numbers below. However, due to the reduction of refugee arrivals nationwide, they were not approved to continue resettling refugees in FY2018.

In FY2017, KRM resettled 281 refugees in Lexington. The original projection was 350 refugees. In FY2018, KRM has been approved to resettle up to 212 refugees and 20 SIVs in Lexington.

Recent Trends

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status FY2017
October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total456
Refugee289
Secondary Migrant132
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)16
Cuban/Haitian Entrant Program11
Asylee8

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality FY2017
October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total456
Democratic Republic of the Congo244
Syria72
Ukraine44
Iraq39
Rwanda16
Bhutan15
Cuba11
Afghanistan10
Other5

Last Five Years

Arrivals in Lexington by Immigration Status
Fiscal Years 2013 – 2017

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1800
Refugee1385
Secondary Migrant236
Cuban/Haitian Entrant Program91
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)85
Asylee or Trafficking Victim30

Arrivals in Lexington by Nationality
Fiscal Years 2013 - 2017

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1800
Democratic Republic of the Congo870
Iraq289
Bhutan149
Syria137
Cuba106
Burma*91
Ukraine51
Afghanistan39
Rwanda23
Other45

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