Immigrants and Refugees Strengthen Our Community-Especially Our Workforce

42%–that number represents the percentage that Louisville’s foreign-born population rose between 2009-2014, more than any other city of its size.  In fact, without refugees and immigrants, Louisville’s population would be decreasing.  Many immigrants are attracted to Louisville because of its excellent job market, particularly in manufacturing and logistics; others come because of family ties or for a safer environment than …