Hindu-Americans divided on Trump’s immigration policy


The Hindu-American community is divided on US president Donald Trump’s new executive orders on immigration with some calling it “fundamentally illegal,” while others asking for including Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in the list of nations whose citizens have been denied entry in the US. The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) expressed concern over the practical and legal implications of the executive order affecting immigration policy and its detrimental impact on refugees and legal immigrants. “Implementing any sort of religious preference for admittance would be fundamentally unconstitutional and any permanent blanket ban based on national-origin would be illegal,” HAF executive director Suhag…

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