Kentucky Somali says the UN picked Louisville as his resettlement destination

Refugee Resettlement Watch

Hmmmm!

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This is from a short article at The Catholic Recordin Kentucky.  It’s about how difficult it was for a new employee with Migration and Refugee Services in Louisvilleto learn the ropes about the resettlement process.

I can relate since I’m still learning the system after writing about it for nearly 11 years, but one bit caught my attention!

Here is what Catholic Charities of Louisville’s “employment team leader” Somali Ahmed Hussein told the new guy on the block:

One of my co-workers who is always willing to share his story and answer questions about his experience as a refugee is our employment team leader, Ahmed Hussein.

Ahmed is a Somali refugee who came to Kentucky after spending eight years in a Kenyan refugee camp. I remember when I first met Ahmed, I asked why they chose Louisville as a destination, and his response was really eye-opening…

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