A Muslim advocacy group is staging a protest outside of a Dillard's in Garland over the weekend after a woman claimed she was refused employment due to her hijab.

The Council on American Islamic Relation's Nikiya Natale said a manager allegedly told the woman she could not wear the hijab to work because it was not part of the company's dress code.

It's a situation that Natale said is illegal and unconstitutional.

"There's a Supreme Court case right on this issue. It's devastating and it's hard news for the Muslim community to be discriminated against because of something that is part of their religious belief," she said.

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