Iraqi Americans are Americans of Iraqi descent, including those who are expatriates in exile or permanent immigrants. The number of Iraqi Americans is around 140,000 according to the Arab American Institute.
According to the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, 49,006 Iraqi foreign born immigrated to the United States between 1989 and 2001 and 25,710 Iraqi-born immigrants naturalized between 1991 and 2001. However, the 2000 United States Census reported that there were approximately 90,000 immigrants born in Iraq residing in the United States.
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... One of the oldest Iraqi communities in the United States follow Judaism ... Jewish residents from Iraq began to emigrate to the American Continent at the turn of the twentieth century ... The first known Iraqi Jewish immigrants to the United States arrived between the years 1900 - 1905 ...
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