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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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Syrian family of four settles in Indy despite Pence’s ban

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis has new residents and they come all the way from Syria, despite a ban on the resettling of Syrian refugees put into place by Gov. Mike Pence in November. “The governor holds Catholic Charities in the highest regard but respectfully disagrees with their decision to place a Syrian […]