Henry Rousso, a French historian and one of the most pre-eminent scholars on the Holocaust, said he was detained for more than 10 hours by federal border agents in Houston and told he would not be allowed to enter the United States before lawyers intervened to stop his deportation.
Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/26/us/french-historian-detained-immigration-henry-rousso.html?_r=0
The BBC describes Mr. Rousso as 'The Egyptian-born Jewish scholar.'
I would hazard a guess that if the historian had been a different religion, the New York Times would have introduced his religion into the article.
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