On February 28, 2018, after being repeatedly blocked by the courts, the State of Indiana officially called off its attempt to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees, allowing a final judgment to be entered against it.  The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Indiana successfully challenged the ban on behalf of Exodus Refugee Immigration on the grounds that it illegally discriminated against a group of refugees on the basis of their nationality.

In 2015, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Indiana, representing the resettlement organization Exodus Refugee Immigration, filed suit against then-Governor Mike Pence and the secretary of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to stop attempts by the governor to deter resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana, claiming the governor’s actions violated the United States Constitution and federal law.

 

 

 

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