Middle Eastern Americans and Social Welfare

Temkin, Rebecca; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief focuses on the relationship between Americans of Middle Eastern decent and social welfare, primarily as indicated by country of origin, education, and socioeconomic status. This brief considers the vast number of countries Middle Easterners come from and the complexities of their different cultures and languages in easing the assimilation process for immigrants, as well as accessing social welfare programs.

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Political Science
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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February 23, 2015