Indian-American running for key civil rights post in US: Report

WASHINGTON: A prominent Sikh-American woman lawyer is in the running for leading the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice, a media report has said, amid a recent spurt in hate crimes against Indians+ in the country.

Harmeet Dhillon, 48, a senior Republican leader from California, interviewed with attorney general Jeff Sessions last week, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Chandigarh-born Dhillon had opened the second night of the Republican Convention in Cleveland in July by delivering a Sikh prayer.

Click here to view the full article.

Share This
Share on LinkedInEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on Facebook
Are you ready to start working together on your best legal outcome?
Call 415.433.1700 to get started today.