If it were just a matter of population growth, the story of the arab-american media would be a simple tale of opportunity over the last decade, arab americans have become one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the united states but the story of the media trying to serve that audience is more. As a commentator states, “what has been happening to muslims, middle easterners, and south asians in the united states in the wake of september 11 is a process of ostracism from the american community—a de-americanization process—that we have witnessed before” 1 the result is that arab americans are cast as “perpetual foreigners. The arab american population is one that is diverse, influential, and yet misunderstood it is estimated that 37 million americans trace their roots to an arab country while they are represented in every state, approximately two thirds live in just ten states. The average arab-american entrepreneur may have a higher personal and household income than a non-arab-american counterpart in most regions of the united states median household income is strikingly higher for arab-americans in the pacific, northeast, new england, and south atlantic regions, exceeding $50,000 annually.
The “trump era” has posed special challenges for arab-americans not only in foreign and domestic policy, but also in confronting the hostile political culture that the united states president. Young black men and urban policing in the united states british journal of criminology, 46, 613-640 google scholar, crossref, isi: burchett, m h (2016) slave patrols policing disparities in the african american community—an analysis of newsprint from january 1, 2015, through december 31, 2015 show all authors. According to the 2010 us census, there are 1,697,570 arab americans in the united states the arab american institute and other groups have noted that there was a rise in hate crimes targeting the arab american community as well as people perceived as arab/muslim after the september 11 attacks and the us-led 2003 invasion of iraq. About the arab american community the united states is home to over 35 million arab americans the cities with largest arab american populations are los angeles, detroit, new york, chicago and washington, dc.
Syrian refugees in the united states in the midst of the worldwide syrian refugee crisis, the united states admitted 15,583 syrian refugees between january 2014 and october 2016 3 while this is. Bring the new film we're not white to your campus or community watch amer zahr 's comedic quest to explore the struggle to get arab americans a box on the united states census form a screening of the film can include writer amer zahr and director imad hassan. Arab americans & middle eastern • the arabic language is the most single unifying force among arabs • up to 3 million people with arab ancestry in the us - lebanon, syria, egypt, and palestine account fro 2/3rd of arab americans in 2000. Over the past century, arab american contributions have enriched the political, economic and cultural life in the united states arab americans have risen to prominence in every profession this section tells the stories of hundreds of arab american individuals and organizations whose contributions have influenced our way of life.
Arab americans an integral part of american society introduction arab americans are among the many ethnic groups that make up the population of the united states. The united states has an estimated six million muslims more than half of them are arabs muslims living in this country are more educated and tend to have higher incomes than average americans. Drawing from scholarly critiques to official us policy to popular interpretations, this book offers mature thinking about the consequences for muslim and arab americans found in the current reimagining of the united states as a pluralistic society. President, arab american institute author, 'arab voices' next week, arab american leaders from a dozen key electoral states will convene in washington to map out a political strategy for 2016.
In a paper forthcoming in social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, for example, amer and psychologist joseph d hovey, phd, of the university of toledo examined anxiety and depression rates among more than 600 adult arab-americans in 35 states the majority of the study participants were muslims. Information is limited on alcohol use among arab americans the purpose of this study was to describe and analyze the alcohol use pattern among arab americans by reviewing existing surveys using an acculturation model secondary data analysis nationally, english-speaking immigrant arab americans. Previous estimates by scholars and arab american community organizations placed the number of arab americans at between one and three million the discrepancy is partly due to the standardization of arabs in the united states, leading many to conceal their ethnic affiliation. United states who identify an arab ancestry and reflects the census bureau’s consultation and collaboration with experts within the arab community for the purposes of this report, most peo- 43 percent of the arab population identified themselves as yemeni, kurdish, algerian, saudi arabian.
Hispanics of cuban origin in the united states, 2013 statistical profile by gustavo lópez an estimated 2 million hispanics of cuban origin resided in the united states in 2013, according to a pew research center analysis of the census bureau’s american community survey. Analysis of the particular situation of arab americans may also inform discussion of intermarriage more generally and facilitate cross-cultural testing of existing generalizations and theories concerning intermarriage and assimilation. As a bloc, the 35 million arab americans in the united states are becoming an important economic and electoral minority the largest concentrations of arab americans are in some of the most contested electoral battlegrounds of the 1990s and the 2000s--michigan, florida, ohio, pennsylvania and virginia. From 1909 to 1944, members of arab american communities in the united states sought naturalized citizenship through an official recognition as white   during this period, the courts were inconsistent in defining arabs as white granting some eligibility for citizenship, while denying others.