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World Refugee Day gains attention following Pence’s legal battle

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In light of an international refugee crisis, a group of Hoosiers are taking steps to share the refugee experience. Debasree Dasgupta said it’s time for Americans to open their eyes on this year’s World Refugee Day. “It’s about creating awareness,” said Dasgupta, a University of Indianapolis Health Sciences professor. […]

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State appeals ruling blocking aid to Syrian refugees

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Pence administration has officially filed an appeal in a ruling blocking a ban on aid to Syrian refugees. In November, Gov. Mike Pence directed all state agencies to suspend taking in Syrian refugees until “proper security measures” had been met to prevent terrorists from sneaking into the state. “The […]