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Travel ban has agency on ‘roller coaster’

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer The Supreme Court of the United States decided June 26 to allow parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to be enforced, adding more uncertainty to an already murky future for refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. Catholic Charities of Louisville staff said the current climate in refugee… Read more

Response to the Supreme Court Action

On Monday, June 26, 2017 the United States Supreme Court accepted review of the Administration’s Executive Order suspending the United States refugee resettlement program for 120 days and enacting a 90 day travel ban on visitors or immigrants to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen). When doing so,… Read more

No longer lost, men find new lives here

By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer In 1989, members of a militia fueled by a raging civil war burst into the villages of three boys between the ages of 7 and 10 in what is now South Sudan. Frightened, they ran in search of safety — something that would dangle just outside their grasp until… Read more