The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's policy on refugee resettlement on Monday, at one point calling Pence's arguments "nightmare speculation."
"The governor of Indiana believes, though without evidence, that some of these persons were sent to Syria by ISIS to engage in terrorism and now wish to infiltrate the United States in order to commit terrorist acts here," the decision by a panel of three judges reads.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Indiana governor’s efforts to block their resettlement, calling his reasoning “nightmare speculation.”
As Mike Pence prepares for the first vice presidential debate on Tuesday, the refugee policy for this Republican governor's home state of Indiana drew a strong rebuke from a conservative federal appeals court. In an opinion issued o...
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 ...