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Reunification a struggle for Refugee

July 20, 2008 by Pablo Alcala  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Pablo Alcalá

Losi Therese Grodya, a Congolese refugee lives in Lexington with her son Olivier Grodya. Immigration visas for five of her six children, her father and one grandchild waiting in refugee camps in Rwanda are being held up after the government denied applications citing the “material support ban”.

Africa in the Bluegrass

July 3, 2008 by Emily Spence  
Filed under Audio Slideshow, Emily Spence

Jaqoueline Lingoma moved to Lexington six months ago from the Democratic Republic of Congo with her three children. So far, things are going great for her—she is ever-thankful of the Kentucky Refugee Ministry and all who have helped her. Here, she reflects on her past, how the refugees at Henry Clay Apartments have formed their own community, and her optimistic outlook of the future.

Produced by Emily Spence, Photos by Emily Spence, Audio by Jenisha Watts and Emily Spence | Staff