A federal judge will not temporarily halt her ruling, and the state will have to provide funding to refugee resettlement organizations while the legal battle over money for resettlement continues.
Indiana’s refugee resettlement program funnels federal money to organizations that help resettle refugees in the state. Gov. Mike Pence in December announced he was suspending that program for Syrian refugees, cutting off money from resettlement groups such as Exodus Immigration. Pence says public safety concerns prompted that action.