Politics & Government

August 26, 2011 7:10 AM

Refugees in Kentucky may lose benefits without Congressional action

Each year, hundreds of refugees come to Kentucky with the approval of the federal government to escape persecution in their home countries. Although they're here legally, up to 605 elderly and disabled refugees in the state stand to lose their Supplemental Security Income benefits if Congress doesn't act by Sept. 30, according to local advocates.

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