Opponents say INDOT has withheld key documents from the public regarding both the environmental impact of I-69, and alternative routes that were studied.
The state will not pursue an appeal of the preliminary injunction, instead focusing on opposing the permanent injunction.
U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker says the law violates the constitution‘s due-process and search-and-seizure provisions.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana President Betty Cockrum said that while her staff may be uncomfortable with the law, they will abide by it.
While the state argues it's merely trying to enact and enforce immigration laws, the ACLU of Indiana thinks the state is overstepping its bounds.
The jail was under supervision for a lawsuit for overcrowding in 1972. But some fear the same conditions could occur at other local jails.