President Trump told CBN News' David Brody on Friday that Christian refugees will be a "priority" for the United States.
"They’ve been horribly treated," Trump said. "Do you know if you were a Christian in Syria it was impossible, at least very tough to get into the United States? If you were a Muslim you could come in, but if you were a Christian, it was almost impossible and the reason that was so unfair, everybody was persecuted in all fairness, but they were chopping off the heads of everybody but more so the Christians."
Christians make up about 10 percent of the Syrian population and "despite their minority status ... have long been among Syria's elite," the BBC reports. Additionally, the vast majority of the Islamic State's victims are other Muslims. The United States does not have any sort of ban or restrictions on accepting Christian refugees.
President Trump added: "I thought it was very, very unfair. So we are going to help them.” The full interview with Brody will air on Sunday on Freeform at 11 p.m. ET.