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Whether pushed or pulled, immigrants arrived from many countries. India
The largest single immigrant group in metro Detroit comes from India.
Of the 41,000 living in the region's four main counties, about half live in Oakland County, with 11,000 in Wayne and the rest in Macomb and Washtenaw counties.
The demand for professionals in the medical fields and computer technology has fueled an influx of highly educated Indian immigrants to metro Detroit, said Silvia Pedraza, a professor of sociology and American culture at the University of Michigan.
"They draw on what they know well and are good at," she...Read more Original Article
Posted by on March 28, 2014 in Blog
By Marc Sabbagh Spring Intern, 2014
President Obama’s highly anticipated visit to Saudi Arabia is marked by numerous well-documented rifts that have complicated relations between the two countries. Whether over the support for opposition movements in Syria, Western negotiations with Iran, or the United States’ absence in Egypt, it is widely reported that the Saudis aren’t happy with the Obama administration’s Middle East policies.
Three years after the recent Arab uprisings increased hope for monumental positive change across the region, Saudi Arabia’s current apprehension can also be viewed through the lens of four upcoming elections...Read more
Posted by on March 25, 2014 in Blog
Arab Americans are all too familiar with the plight of Arab Christians as a result of political unrest and violence plaguing the Middle East. From the occupation in Palestine, to unrest in Egypt, to the war in Syria, to perpetual violence in Iraq, Christian populations in the region are dwindling at a rapid rate. Yet, despite the situation on the ground, the issue receives little attention from the U.S. public, American lawmakers, and the international community. All too often, as AAI president Jim Zogby explains in a column, “Invisible Victims,” some Americans are not even aware...Read more