More than 70 people from South Asia seeking asylum in the United States, many of them of the Sikh or Hindu faith, have been caught up in the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy and are being denied basic religious accommodations while they are detained in an Oregon federal prison.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hand a decision on the Muslim ban case any day now – maybe even tomorrow. President Donald J. Trump, meanwhile, is doing his side no favors. He reportedly compared the cruel and inhumane ban to his highly controversial policy of family separation at the southern border.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State today sharply criticized U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for citing the Bible to defend the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the border with Mexico.