The Horizon

Refugees endure hardships for new life in Louisville

Sebastien Philippe moved to the United States from Haiti when he was 9 years old; one year after his father, a traveling pastor in the Caribbean, immigrated.

Ethan Smith

February 24, 2014

Refugees from crisis-stricken countries like Haiti, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, DR Congo, and countless others have sought asylum in the United States. And for some, like Sebastien Philippe, their fresh start has taken place right here in the Louisville Metro area. A total of 45.2 million people have...