No campuses in Indiana have declared themselves sanctuaries, but several have faced pressure from students and faculty.
The temporary change to the H-1B visa program would halt “premium processing,” which speeds up visa applications for foreign, highly skilled workers.
ICE officers detained a Granger restaurant owner during a routine check-in last month.
About a dozen protesters interrupted a speech by a top IU official with calls for establishing a sanctuary campus in Bloomington.
The measure passed Monday night stops short of declaring West Lafayette a sanctuary city for immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission.
Visit families who say their goodbyes before their loved ones are deported, can local grocery stores compete with chains and lawmakers face critical deadlines.
ICE charters a flight out of Gary at least once a week to transport immigrants south for deportation.
The President said a public declaration of Notre Dame as a sanctuary campus could draw attention to vulnerable students.
The arrests included a citizen of Mexico in Indiana who was previously convicted of several crimes.
Faith leaders, lawyers, politicians and local residents spoke Sunday at a rally to support immigrant protections in Indiana.