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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement after the Supreme Court left in place a lower court ruling blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and give them work permits, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Obama Nominates First Muslim-American To Federal Judiciary

President Obama nominated Abid Qureshi to the federal judiciary Tuesday, the first Muslim judge to be appointed to such a position. Qureshi was nominated to preside over the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

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