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Arab Americans


Who are Arab Americans?
Arab Americans are Americans of Arab descent. There are Americans with roots in each Arab country, but most originate from Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine. There are also substantial communities from Egypt, Yemen and Iraq. The first immigrants arrived in the late 19th century. A second wave of immigration started after World War II. The largest communities of Arab Americans live in the Detroit-Dearborn area.

 
Resources about Arab Americans

100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans by Detroit Free Press

The People of Arab Ancestry in the U.S. by the U.S. Census Bureau

Arab American Demographics by AAI

Who Are Arab Americans? by AAI

Arab Americans: Making a Difference by AAI

Newspaper Supplement about Arab Americans by ADC

Impressions of America - How Arabs View America by AAI

2006 Roster of Arab Americans in Public Service by AAI

2007 Roster of Arab Americans in Public Service by AAI

Test Your Knowledge of Arab Americans by AAI

Click here for Arab Voices Resources.