A judge has permanently barred Indiana from trying to prevent Syrian refugees from resettling in the state under an order then-Gov. Mike Pence championed.
The Bloomington Refugee Support Network and the Muslim Student Association are working in conjunction with Interfaith for the Friday event.
Brown Co. Schools fed up from drug overdoses, reaction from a canceled needle exchange, refugee family visits and Covered Bridge Festival vendor controversy.
Exodus Refugee Immigration says the drop means it will lose over $1 million from its budget this year.
Exodus Refugee Immigration had estimated to receive 1,600 refugees by October under previous guidelines, but that number is now looking to drop to around 800.
Saya Hauser donates commissions from watercolor paintings to the International Rescue Committee.
President Trump's executive order on immigration means Bloomington won't welcome refugees as planned in March. Some are applauding the decision.
Bloomington planned to welcome up to 60 refugees in 2017. Those plans are on hold indefinitely because of President Trump's executive order on immigration.
The ACLU of Indiana says refugees scheduled to arrive in the state this week were vetted for years.
Read the stories of Hoosiers directly impacted by President Donald Trump's recent executive order halting immigration from certain countries.