Young immigrants commonly referred to as "Dreamers" will be shut out of jobs in Indiana unless emergency legislation is approved to override a new practice adopted by the state's professional licensing agency
A divided House on Thursday passed an eleventh-hour plan to keep the government running. But the measure faces gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remains unclear whether lawmakers will be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of the Trump administration ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.
Noe Escamilla sued Indianapolis-based construction company Shiel Sexton for lost future wages after he slipped on ice in 2010 and severely injured his back while helping lift a heavy masonry capstone. The company said the man used fraud to land the job.
The decision requires state officials to resume full grant payments to a not-for-profit group that helps settle refugees. But state officials say they will seek a stay of the order while they appeal the decision.
Gov. Mike Pence's move, announced in the wake of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, won applause from fellow Indiana Republicans, but criticism from a legal scholar who said he might be overstepping his authority.