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November Order: Indiana and Order

november order: The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana sued Indiana, arguing Pence's order illegally targeted Syrians based on their nationality and violated the U.S. Constitution and federal law, according to Metro News. Pratt temporarily blocked Pence's order in February 2016, saying it clearly discriminates against Syrian refugees.A federal appeals court sided with Pratt in October 2016. Pence cited terrorism fears in issuing a November 2015 order barring state agencies from making payments to help relocate Syrians to Indiana. This story has been corrected to show the judge's first name is spelled Tanya, not Tonya. ( As reported in the news.