Indiana Amish couple could set new religious freedom precedent with lawsuit settlement
May 29, 2019
A southern Indiana Amish couple with 13 children has settled a multi-year lawsuit with the federal government, allowing the Canadian wife to become a permanent U.S. resident without submitting photos of herself in the application.
The husband, a U.S. citizen, and wife, a Canadian citizen who entered the country legally, sued the government last fall contending that submitting photographs of themselves as part of the residency application process violated their “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
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