Arabs sought refuge from the economic hardships they faced after a decline in the silk economy, which had been the basis of their economy.
During World War 1, immigration from the middle east dropped.
The size of the population of Arabs was between 130,000 - 350,000. They began establishing a community.
These immigrants were increasingly well-off, highly educated Muslims.
This was a sign of the awakening of recent waves of immigrants to their Arab roots.
Following Palestinian displacement in the wake of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
The organizations were increasingly necessary, as events in the Middle East made Arab Americans further stereotyped and suspect to many Americans.
In the aftermath of this event, Arab Americans were subjected to hate crimes, racial profiling, and discrimination.
Because of stereotyping and hate, Arab Americans have become a major force in helping bridge the chasm of misunderstanding that sets them apart. Arab Americans have become a vital and valuable part of America.