This 2015 case challenged then-Governor Mike Pence’s  “suspension” of the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana. On February 27, 2018 the United States District Court for the Southern District of Louisiana issued a final ruling permanently barring the state from withholding federal grant money to Exodus Refugee Immigration, Inc. for resettling refugees in Indiana. 

Attorney(s)

Kenneth J. Falk, Gavin M. Rose, Jan P. Mensz, attorneys from the National ACLU – Judy Rabinovitz, Cecillia Wang, Omar Jadwat

Date filed

November 1, 2015

Court

U.S. District Court – Southern District of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Status

Decided

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