Arrival Data by City – Louisville

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Arrival Data by City – Louisville2019-03-26T13:05:41+00:00

Kentucky Arrival Data by City

Louisville

Two refugee resettlement agencies are located in Louisville: Catholic Charities-Migration and Refugee Services and Kentucky Refugee Ministries. Kentucky Office for Refugees (KOR), the federally designated State Refugee Coordinator’s Office and a department of Catholic Charities of Louisville, is also located in Louisville. Refugees have been resettled in Louisville since 1975.

In FY2018, 397 refugees were resettled in Louisville. The original projection was 693 refugees. In FY2019, Louisville has been approved to resettle up to 540 refugees and 50 SIVs between both resettlement agencies.

Recent Trends

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

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1067
Refugee397
Secondary Migrant334
Cuban/Haitian Entrant256
Asylee39
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)37
Trafficking Victim4

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

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total1067
Democratic Republic of the Congo481
Cuba269
Bhutan88
Somalia64
Afghanistan33
Burma26
Eritrea25
Iraq19
Rwanda10
Burundi9
Venezuela9
Other34

Last Five Years

Arrivals in Louisville by Immigration Status
Fiscal Years 2014 – 2018

Immigration StatusTotal Arrivals
Grand Total11,734
Refugee5081
Cuban/Haitian Entrant 5017
Secondary Migrant1261
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV)286
Asylee82
Trafficking Victim7

Arrivals in Louisville by Nationality
Fiscal Years 2014 - 2018

NationalityTotal Arrivals
Grand Total11,734
Cuba5208
Democratic Republic of the Congo1697
Somalia1439
Iraq907
Bhutan829
Burma471
Syria404
Afghanistan215
Sudan127
Burundi72
Eritrea67
Ethiopia53
Pakistan40
Rwanda37
Haiti35
Other133