Kishor Sapkota was a journalist in his home country of Nepal and still reports occasionally for U.S. publications in his native language. He works full-time as a home health aide in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kishor and his business partner, Dipendra Tiwari, tried to open a home health agency that specializes in providing care to the Nepali community, but Kentucky won’t allow him to open because its certificate of need (CON) law.
Two Nepali immigrants wanted to open a home health care business to help people in their community, but Kentucky law let their potential competitors stop them from opening up. The two have teamed up with…