Kentucky Refugee Ministries

Local News
6:58 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Influx of Young Refugees Pinches Kentucky Refugee Services' Budget

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An increase of undocumented children coming into America is expected to reduce the funding for services available to displaced people living in Kentucky and across the U.S.

Kentucky Office for Refugees officials expect to see a $2.28 million cut in federal funding to provide refugees in Kentucky with services such as English language learning, career development and housing placement. 

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Education
3:35 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Resettling Agencies Say Extra Funds Improve Partnership with JCPS

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The number of refugee students in Jefferson County continues to rise at a quick pace and the agencies responsible for their resettlement say extra funding being appropriated to them has improved their relationship with the school district.

Previously, federal Refugee School Impact Grant funding was only awarded to Jefferson County Public Schools in the region.

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