The US Senate has approved the first Muslim American in its 244-year history as a federal judge
Zahid Qureshi, a Pakistani-American, became the first Muslim-American federal judge in US history.
The US Senate first approved Zahid Qureshi as a federal judge, with 81 votes in favor and 16 against in the Senate.
For the first time in the history of the United States, a Muslim American has been approved as a federal judge after being approved by the US Senate.
Zahid Qureshi, a Pakistani national, will serve as a federal judge in the New Jersey District.
Zahid Qureshi was nominated as a federal judge by the White House. Zahid Qureshi is the first Asian American to be part of the federal bench.