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Appeals Court Blocks Indiana’s Attempt to Discriminate Against Syrian Refugees

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7 th Circuit blocked Indiana governor Mike Pence’s order forbidding state agencies from providing social services to Syrian refugees. Pence, now Donald Trump’s running mate, attempted to drive Syrian refugees out of his state in 2015 by issuing the order, and has boasted that his executive actions align neatly with Trump’s extreme anti-refugee stance.
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