WASHINGTON ? Republican vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence won’t be able to follow through on his attempt to discriminate against Syrian refugees, according to a federal appeals court.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled unanimously on Monday that the governor has no authority to withhold funding from refugee resettlement organizations that are guaranteed aid under federal law.
An appellate court backs a lower court decision that Mike Pence's move is discrimination.
A federal appeals court judge scorched Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) on Monday for cutting state funding to a group dedicated to resettling refugees fleeing from the instability and destruction wrought by Syria’s ongoing civil war. Ac...
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's order blocking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from barring state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state. A three-judge panel … Click to Continue »
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 ...